This natural history museum has incredible exhibits as well as the aim to shed light on the natural world and the humans within it.
The Natural History Museum of Utah, located in Salt Lake City, is an awesome place to dive into the fascinating history of both Utah and the world as a whole. The museum has a wide range of impressive exhibits such as Native Voices, which showcases information regarding Utah’s eight federally recognized tribes and their cultures, Land, which takes visitors on a journey through three of Utah’s regions that formed over several million years, and Sky, which goes into topics like climate, astronomy, weather, and the sun. There are also special exhibitions that rotate out throughout the year, so you’re guaranteed something new and exciting each time you visit!
The Natural History Museum of Utah has been around since 1969 and moved to its current location in 2011. It’s grown exponentially in that time and has done so much to educate the public about such important subjects, and they have a team of leading scientists that are involved with groundbreaking research. There’s a café and gift shop in the museum so you can fuel up and grab some nifty souvenirs before you leave, as well. The museum is open daily (except Thanksgiving and Christmas) from 10-5 Thursday – Tuesday, and 10-9 on Wednesday.