The Prehistoric Museum presents Martin Luther King, Jr. Day free admission Monday, January 20, 2020.
Start 2020 with a FREE visit to the Prehistoric Museum!
We covered a lot of prehistoric time in 2019. Starting with the addition of a group of 500 million year old fossil animals from western Utah. Recent field work allowed us to collect fossil animals for a 300 million year old Carboniferous ocean diorama. We have added the earliest known dinosaur Coelophysis from the Triassic period. This 200 million year old dinosaur tells the story of early dinosaur evolution. Forensic exhibitions now give new insight into our Jurassic “dino-sores”. We have also added several new exhibitions and artifacts to the archaeology hall all the way up to 1776 with the arrival of the Spanish in Utah.
So come celebrate with us our achievements this past year by walking back in time through these amazing collections of fossil and artifacts from Utah’s past.
The Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum features fossils and artifacts from Utah. The museum is open Monday through Saturday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.