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BYU Earth Science Museum

1683 N. Canyon Rd., across from Cougar Stadium, Provo, UT
801/378-3680
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Ranked #12 of 20 attractions in Provo
Type: Natural History Museums
Description: This natural history museum features dinosaur fossils excavated from the region.
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Denver
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

The new exhibit is great. It is very well done with good flow and great exhibits. The kids loved all the animals and they were will done. the building has good flow so your don't feel like your are stepping all over people. It is also not really big and perfect size for younger kids.

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St. George, Utah
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Take a trip to BYU and find out what it is and how great an experience even if you did not go to school there. Visit the book store and get a sweatshirt too.

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Provo, Utah, United States
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

This is the perfect sized museum for kids with short attention spans and parents who want kids to see cool things but don't have hours to do so. There are lots of dinosaurs, murals, descriptions, etc. but the coolest thing is the big window at the back where you can watch paleontologists at work. Notice the Calvin and Hobbs comics... More

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Provo, Utah
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39 reviews 39 reviews
6 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

If you are looking for something to do that is FREE, go here my kids love to play with all the science stuff and look at all the rocks. You can spend an hour or two with your kids and no spend a dime.

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USA
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19 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

This is an excellent FREE museum on BYU Campus. It is currently closed for renovation until fall 2013.

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

Such a fun place. Give yourself a treat. Visit the BYU Earth Science Museum.

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Somelady
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2009

I love this museum but it is a small museum. If you are in town for something else anyways I would recommend visiting. I don't think I would go out of my way to see it though if I was far away. Unless you' re an enthusiast. Very interesting exhibits.

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Provo, UT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2009

This museum is outstanding. Its collection of Jurassic Dinosaur skeletons is one of the largest in the world. It also houses many ice-age era relics. Most of the skeletons are stacked behind the museum in a warehouse that is sort of like a dinosaur Costco. Within the museum is a working dinosaur excavation shop. You are able to watch the... More

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