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Western Heritage Museum- MOVED

300 East 200 South, Vernal, UT 84078
+1 435-789-7399
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I found the staff to be most helpful and pleasant both times I stopped in -- once on the way to... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2016
James R
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Corvallis, Oregon
The staff went overboard to make this a captivating experience for my 7 year old boy

I was skeptical that my 7 year old, outdoor, nature-loving grandson who had come to Utah to see... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2016
Mary D
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Uintah County Heritage Museum houses a collection of western americana, American Indian object collections, pottery, baskets, arrowheads, photographs, and much more. Visit to see the famous First Lady Dolls collection. The museum is free of charge though donations are greatly appreciated and help us to curate the collections.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“library” (3 reviews)
“quilt” (3 reviews)
“artifacts” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
LOCATION
300 East 200 South, Vernal, UT 84078
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+1 435-789-7399
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

I found the staff to be most helpful and pleasant both times I stopped in -- once on the way to Colorado, the other on the way back. The Chief Ranger went to the trouble of printing out some weather reports for me as I...More

Thank James R
ldenzer, Exhibit Curator at Western Heritage Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 27 August 2016

What a nice review, just in case you are thinking you will see dinosaurs that is the Field House of Natural History down the street. We are really glad you enjoyed your visit. Come and see us at 155 East Main next time you are...More

Reviewed 5 August 2016

I was skeptical that my 7 year old, outdoor, nature-loving grandson who had come to Utah to see dinosaurs would be very interested in this museum. However the staff did an excellent job of captivating him for a whole afternoon. They even showed him how...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 30 June 2016

There is a lot of potential with this museum, particularly the Fremont Indian Collection. Some really unusual rifles in the up stairs part. As long as they are selective in their displays, this should be a good stop.

Thank cf m
Reviewed 26 May 2016 via mobile

I am not certain what people who rated this highly saw. It has limited material with limited info on the history of Vernal. Much of the Native American material is not even labeled as to what exactly it is. I normally like small town museums...More

1  Thank jcjr2
Management response:Responded 8 August 2016

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your visit to our museum. We recently moved and have been scrambling to get our labels and signage up. Hopefully you'll give us another shot!

Reviewed 7 April 2016

The staff was very friendly and helped set our kids up with coloring and a scavenger hunt game that they were excited to play. We all enjoyed looking through the artifacts while playing the games. The price is right...it's FREE!

Thank LJTraveler2014
Reviewed 30 March 2016

I took my grandkids, and we had a blast!! The grandkids were so intrigued by all the history. The staff was awesome, and very knowledgeable!! All of the exhibits were amazing, and

Thank Christina K
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Can't complain much,,,,,,this museum is free! People who work there were super nice and helpful...don't think it took more than an hour to look through everything

Thank 956laceyb
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The Western Heritage Museum is in a new building on Highway 40 next to the library. It's well worth a stop. When we visited, there were the usual displays and artifacts, a quilt show and a traveling Smithsonian exhibit. Wow! Our group of adults and...More

3  Thank slctravelagent
Reviewed 24 August 2014

kinda out of our way however they have some very well kept western items that you dont see now days that are looking that great,

1  Thank Carl A
Reviewed 5 August 2014

This was the last stop on our weekend getaway to Vernal. We decided to stop by in the morning before we headed home. We had six kids with us ages 3 - 11 and they all enjoyed looking at the stuff in the museum. Please...More

3  Thank Angie H
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