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Utah Field House of Natural History State Park

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Address: 235 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2605
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+1 435-789-3799
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00
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Exhibits explain the geologic history of the region.

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"Wow" you should have seen the dinosaurs!

These creatures actually roamed Vernal in the pre-historic times. One of the biggest collection in the world. Mother nature pushes these bones upward, after they've been buried... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Joanne H
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

These creatures actually roamed Vernal in the pre-historic times. One of the biggest collection in the world. Mother nature pushes these bones upward, after they've been buried a long time; and they break top ground. We're still finding bones of stone to this day. My favorite is the woolly Mammoth. T-Rex is there etc.

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Aspen, Colorado
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a fabulous museum. It was very child friendly and I learned a lot from all the exhibits. A must see experience.

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Thank cybersue2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a quick walk through after our half marathon. It was an event of sorts after the race. Free book, face painting, games, and raffles were going on. We enjoyed walking through the museum. I am not so sure I would have paid for it though. It was quick and painless with our 2.5 year old!

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Thank mrsstorrs
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great morning at the Field House museum. My twin toddler's loved exploring all of the touchable exhibits and especially using brushes to uncover bones. They also loved the outdoor dinosaur gardens. My only complaint is the barriers around the pond are insufficient to keep little ones out of the water. They are actually just at ankle height... More 

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driggs
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was raining this morning so we thought we try the Utah Field house. Neither one of us are big on museums. Boy were we surprised. It is beautiful informative and a great picture taking place. I would recommend it whether it rains for not.

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Thank Dee G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 4 year old and I had a great time in this museum. There was a full allosaurus and stegosaurus, which were fantastic. There's also a HUGE diplodicus in the main atrium. The exhibits were very slick and informative, and my son especially enjoyed the walk through diorama of an eocene scene.

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Springville, Utah
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the only things open on a Sunday in the town of Vernal. That being said, it is worth the visit and very inexpensive price on any day of the week.

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Roy, Utah, United States
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is very nice museum. We got just what we were looking and hoping for! My children really liked the "glow in the dark rock" room. And the dinosaurs outside. We spent about an hour and a half there.

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Thank Promise M
Vernal, Utah
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6 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a great high tech museum. The dinosaurs are beautiful and very life like. They have a children's cave that has a lot for kids to do and see. It even has real bones and labs for the kids to see. It is right on main street close to restaurants and hotels.

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Utah
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Reviewed 27 February 2017

Very cute little stop on your way to or from the DNM. There are certainly activities to keep small children occupied for a good 20-30 minutes, after the first room, it is mostly a walk and look type of museum. Don't skip the glowing rock room on the second floor. This entire museum can be a one hour trip or... More 

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