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Utah Field House of Natural History State Park

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Wish we had our grandchildren with us!

A wonderful and informative museum with so many things to see and do. Perfect place for children... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Coffs Harbour, Australia
First Class Intro to Dinosaurs

Trying to read “Utah Field House...” on the side of this modern building may make you permanently... read more

Reviewed October 5, 2018
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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“dinosaur garden”(19 reviews)
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Exhibits explain the geologic history of the region.
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235 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2605
+1 435-789-3799
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful and informative museum with so many things to see and do. Perfect place for children but in saying that we had a great time too! Staff are very nice and the entry fee is quite minimal for the amount of exhibits.

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Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Trying to read “Utah Field House...” on the side of this modern building may make you permanently squint. No matter, there are wonderful full size dinosaur replicas and a toothy mammoth outside, so that you know that you’ve come to the right place. Inside too,...More

Thank MarshaS74
Reviewed September 24, 2018

This was not the best museum we've ever seen... but it was pretty darn good for being in the middle of a small town. The exhibits were awesome, and interactive, and fun. The walk-through flowed super smoothly which I loved, but it definitely made our...More

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Reviewed September 10, 2018

Every time we come to Vernal we visit this place. It's great for kids and is always super cool to see all the fossils.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Kids enjoyed exploring the museum, but the theater was out of order. Museum has some very nice exhibits.

Thank kwlacasse
Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Second visit. Not very big, quick to walk through. Fun way to add spend an hour. Outside area is very pretty.

Thank CarolccCNA
Reviewed August 31, 2018

Grandsons really enjoyed visiting prior to going to the Dinosaur National Monument. Very informative.

Thank billsW510UD
Reviewed August 29, 2018

My family and I went to the museum last week. It is a beautiful museum as are the gardens. The display of dinosaurs outside is wonderful and the inside area is as well. Worth the visit.

Thank Jeneane S
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

The museum was nice but not really for young children or the amount they charge to get in. We walked through the entire museum in under an hour. The outside area with the life size dinosaurs was the best part of the museum. There is...More

Thank Dianna N
Reviewed August 13, 2018

Great place to visit with the kids. Good exhibits and large central hall with a full sized sauropod. Large scale models of various dinosaurs are located outside in the garden areas. Good geology section (check out the glowing rocks under black lights on the first...More

Thank John S
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KayRena H
February 24, 2015|
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Response from CYLau | Reviewed this property |
I think it's $7. Might be free if you have a parks pass.