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Address: 2201 North Canyon Road, 105 Allen Hall, Provo, UT 84602
Phone Number: +1 801-422-0020
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Small and Interesting

There's one exhibit at a time here, but it's worth a stop while visiting the museums at BYU. Good for all ages, and the materials in the exhibit are quite interesting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 6, 2015
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

There's one exhibit at a time here, but it's worth a stop while visiting the museums at BYU. Good for all ages, and the materials in the exhibit are quite interesting.

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Provo, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I learned while I was there that students put together all of the displays each semester for a class. They choose which objects from an enormous collection to display for that time and write up all of the descriptions. It's small, but well done. I'll be back to see what it looks like next semester!

Thank Dei37
Fremont, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

We stopped by the BYU Museum of Peoples and Cultures. The building is set back from the road (a big parking lot in front of it.). There are some very nice cultural and people related exhibits at this small museum. Admission is free. There is a place to leave a donation if one wishes. It will take less than a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Teachers and educators- this museum rents out amazing travel trunks! We were shocked with all the artifacts and information that was packed into a huge rolling bin. Costumes, natural science samples, cultural artifacts, books, etc. Only downside was VHS videos- we couldn't use them. But this was an amazing find for our cultural studies!

Thank TylerSuzanne C
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

All the "Museum's are fascinating and very informative but out of all of them I felt this was probably the least accurate as I knew it from a broad range of education and study. It is still something to try and fit in, and most people were totally impressed so this may have been a judgement I shouldn't be making.

Thank Vicki I
Provo, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

If you're interested in archaeology or ancient culture, then you'll enjoy this tiny museum with its excellent displays and exhibitions (and they're educational).

Thank sfsande
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

This is a very small Museum but a great one to visit. The Building it is in is beautiful but mostly offices. The collection though is amazing and lots and lots of Native American and anthropology artifacts. While it may be small there are good events that they put on. You should visit it just to make sure BYU builds... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Not a huge place to explore, but we went to a free event they did with refreshments & activities. Family friendly & educational. Definitely worth a visit or two!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is a very small museum, so don't plan in staying more than 30 minutes. Exhibits vary constantly, since it is meant primarily as a curator-training experience for BYU students. But the staff is friendly and eager to answer questions and interact with kids. Depending on the exhibit, it can be very interesting to so-so for adults.

Thank Travis A
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Fun displays that make learning interesting. I have been to many museum's from all over the world and this was a very fun place to go. BYU did an amazing job gathering real information and facts about people and cultures. Says a lot about the school itself.

Thank Kimmer G

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