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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: +1 435-789-3799
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Exhibits explain the geologic history of the region.

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Great place for entire family

Great place with interests for the entire family. Lots of dinosaur fossils! Very educational. Be sure to plan time to see everything.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great place with interests for the entire family. Lots of dinosaur fossils! Very educational. Be sure to plan time to see everything.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Vernal prides itself for the dinosaur quarry located a few short miles of town. The field house is was built about 10 years ago and is a huge upgrade from the older and outdated former building. There is an interesting video that shows how plant fossils are found. There is also a huge sauropod on the main floor rotunda. In... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The museum was really great- I would highly recommend visiting if you go to Vernal. I was really impressed! The staff are very helpful and I left feeling like I had learned a lot!

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Cedar Hills
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of interesting things to see, most around the process of finding and extracting dinosaur fossils.

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Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family had a very good time here the staff was very helpful and there was so much to see and learn that ill be coming back for sure we loved every inch and had a ton of fun here

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West Jordan, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice launching point for discovering the cool areas around Vernal. This place will help you understand the unique geography of the area and why there's so many fossils to be found. Lots of cool things to see and a neat fossil collection.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nice film, lots of fossils and dinosaur garden was enjoyable with interesting color interpretations. I loved the fossil panel wall.

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Delta, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

This museum is so well done. It is engaging and has something for all ages. The exhibits inside and out were so cool and the staff were really friendly.

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Spanish Fork, Utah
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We visited this before the wall of bones and were so glad we did. We really enjoyed the educational movie at the beginning and it helped to explain what you would see and why it happened. The displays were very well done and such a variety to see. We really enjoyed seeing how the appearance of the ground tells you... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016

It didn't take long to get through the museum. The kids enjoyed the gardens outside. We watched a 10 minute movie.

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