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Utah Field House of Natural History State Park

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Address: 235 E Main Street, Vernal, UT 84078
Phone Number: 435-789-3799
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9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Exhibits explain the geologic history of the region.

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Great spot for kids and Dinosaurs

The outdoor exhibit includes life size sculptures of many different dinosaurs. Th inside layout has a walking tour well suited for children to learn about archaeology, where the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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Garden Grove, California
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Garden Grove, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

The outdoor exhibit includes life size sculptures of many different dinosaurs. Th inside layout has a walking tour well suited for children to learn about archaeology, where the bones are found and how to clean them. There is also a detailed description of how thy came to be and how Utah used to be a lake and the various rock... More 

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Petaluma, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Our family spent several days in Vernal and we really enjoyed this place. The history of the area is great to learn and the exhibits were fabulous. I learned a lot.

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Wasilla, Alaska
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47 reviews 47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

This place is very unique. It is a great place to come and learn about history. The kids can complete a packet for a badge. They are able to learn about dinosaurs. The gift shop is less expensive from the one down the road.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Road Trip Layout: 9/10 Content: 9/10 Atmosphere: 8/10 Location: 9/10 The layout is very unique. The whole floor is a map and each station flows perfect to the outside stations. The content was surprisingly vast and interesting. The atmosphere is clean, open, and very friendly. The location is great for passing through Vernal.

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georgia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
8 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

The facility is fairly new and well organized. You start on the right as you walk in and go in loops around the building as the time periods become closer to modern day. There are exhibits and explanations provided for everything. There is a movie that explains a lot when you first come in but during our visit, it was... More 

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Duchesne, Utah
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Staff was very Friendly, Staff very well trained can answer lots of questions, Great place to visit for family and by yourself .

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Citrus Heights, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Easy to get to and a very nice building. You could do the entire thing in an hour but take your time. Lots of interesting information. The walk outside to see the dinosaur statutes is really fun for all ages.

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Hermiston, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

Pretty neat , includes mostly fossils , but does have some Native American (AKA Indian) archaeology too - Life size dinos outside make you think you're in Bedrock! And as far as the price , eh.. 7 bucks a person , no biggie for an hour or so in the air conditioned musem...

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Ogden, Utah
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Small, but well done museum mostly about the local dinosaur digs. Good for kids and adults, doesn't take long, and don't miss the fluorescent rock room!

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SLC
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75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

There is a small dinosaur garden that is nice to walk through, but you can see it all just by walking around the block and saving the $7 entrance fee. The exhibits indoors are pitiful. Clearly, they have funds. They need a decent curator.

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Additional Information about Utah Field House of Natural History State Park

Address: Address: 235 E Main Street, Vernal, UT 84078
Phone Number: 435-789-3799
Location: United States  >  Utah (UT)  >  Vernal
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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