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Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum

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Address: 155 East Main, Price, UT 84501
Phone Number: +1 800-817-9949
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Description: This museum has a Hall of Archaeology, and a Hall of Paleontology as well...
This museum has a Hall of Archaeology, and a Hall of Paleontology as well as a delightful Discovery Area where children can dig for dinosaur bones , play in a pithouse or choose from many games, puppets and printed materials. The museum's Observation Labs enable the visitor to view the "behind the scenes" processes and speak one-on-one with a preparator. LIVE feedings of the museum "critters", an alligator, soft-shelled turtle and a monitor lizard takes place every Friday promptly at 4:00 pm. (General admission fees apply).
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Any person interested in history will enjoy visiting the Museum while in town. It is located right down the street from Utah State University.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Any person interested in history will enjoy visiting the Museum while in town. It is located right down the street from Utah State University.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I was passing through Price on my way to Vernal, and decided to stop by. I am glad I did. The museum is not too big, but there is plenty on display. The displays are nicely set up as well. Half of the museum is paleontology, with several fossils. The other half is archeology, with many American Indian and other... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

If you or any one in your group is interested in Dinosaurs, then this is a must see stop while your in Carbon County Utah Very interesting and informative...

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Santa Rosa, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Better than expected! Informative and not a lot of crowd. Definitely worth the value! We spent about an hour in the museum which was sufficient to enjoy all that it had to offer!

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Overall this is a great place to take your children. So much to look at and learn about the area. I was a little disappointed that some things were missing, one being some of the Native American displays and the plaque that used to be at the base of Al the allosaurus, it told the story of how he got... More 

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Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Wanted to see this museum last year, so finally made it this year. Well worth it! It has dinosaurs and American Indian displays. We learned a lot more. Take the time to read the information about what you are seeing. We spoke to Lloyd about a display that fell off it's stand and he immediately fixed it and even let... More 

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Denton, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Information on the scientific process itself, not just the results! The "Geology of Light" exhibit was breathtaking. Geology, Paleontology, Archaeology, and an art exhibit, what more could we ask for?

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

We spent an hour wandering through and taking in the exhibits. It's fairly static and wordy, i.e., it's for adult and children might find it uninteresting.

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Tacoma, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

I am so glas we didn't pass up this museum! It was amazing. There were so many actual dinosaur bones and skeletons, and tons of very interesting information. If you are in Price, this is a must do!! The cost for adults was $6 each and it took my husband and I about an hour and a half to wander... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Although this museum is small it is well worth a visit. It has wonderful exhibits and a very informed and caring staff who are happy to answer questions and give more information. It is the perfect museum for the dinosaur lover. If you are in the Price area don't pass this up! Wonderful for all ages, the perfect size for... More 

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