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BYU Museum of Paleontology

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Great little museum

Great little museum where you're allowed to view the displays at your own pace. The displays are... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
MekaMeka
Small, but really interesting.

My son has wanted to be a paleontologist since he was 3, so we figured we'd visit. No entrance fee... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
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1683 N. University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 22 June 2013

This is a fun free attraction next to the BYU football stadium, with lots to see. It might have been nice to have been greeted by someone, but on the other hand, we enjoyed wandering freely through the place with no disruptions.

2  Thank Gayle T
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This small museum is located near the football stadium of BYU. Its pretty small in size so the whole thing can be seen in an hour. There are a few dinosaur skeletons displayed. What was interesting is that thruout the displays some had labels ‘touch...More

5  Thank Hoben01
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Reviewed 28 September 2018

Great little museum where you're allowed to view the displays at your own pace. The displays are well marked, and its a nice way to spend an hour of your time. The museum is free, so please don't forget to leave a small donation in...More

Thank MekaMeka
Reviewed 2 September 2018

My son has wanted to be a paleontologist since he was 3, so we figured we'd visit. No entrance fee, but there is a box for donations. It's a small building, but they have some very interesting pieces here. We were there for about an...More

Thank Reina H
Reviewed 26 July 2018

The exhibit area is fairly small, but the highlight was when we were watching employees clean fossils and an employee came out and offered to answer questions. He was really friendly and told us as much as he knew about different exhibits, explaining the mural...More

1  Thank ajmom2017
Reviewed 10 July 2018

My kids enjoy coming here every once in a while. It's small, but a lot is hands-on and you can see some really cool things. You can do the whole thing in 20-30 minutes, depending on how much you want to read what you're looking...More

Thank carrapicho710
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This museum is super small but its free and doesn't advertise itself as anything extravagant. I wandered in with friends out of curiosity and was not disappointed. The enormous alligator skull is really cool. Is it the coolest dino museum, no, but if you appreciate...More

1  Thank Gabrielle T
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Since we had time to spend in Provo, we decided to make a stop here. It is a small museum, but it is well designed. It was worth the time spent here.

1  Thank gaa0805
Reviewed 13 June 2018

This is a great place to go when you don't have a lot of time but want to see cool things. We had our grandkids with us who have been before and asked to go again. There are plenty of dinosaur skeletons - take time...More

1  Thank Kaye N
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

Such a nice little gem at BYU to spend an hour or more learning about the dinosaurs of the Utah area. You can also see students processing fossils through a window into the workshop. The full size dinosaur skeletal displays are amazing. Several fossils you...More

Thank RustyWater
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This small museum is located near the football stadium of BYU. Its pretty small in size so the whole thing can be seen in an hour. There are a few dinosaur skeletons displayed. What was interesting is that thruout the displays some had labels ‘touch...More

5  Thank Hoben01
Reviewed 12 February 2018

This is a great place for any, especially little ones. Our grandkids loved it. Very informative, need to go back.

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