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Utah Field House of Natural History State Park

235 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2605
+1 435-789-3799
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Good to visit in conjunction with Dinosaur National Monument

If time demands you must choose between the two, visit the Monument (see our seperate review). But... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aussiewanderers
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Sydney, Australia
Wonderful setting

The exhibits are well done and the settings/staging really set the panoramas off. The book store... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jayceen C
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Evanston, Wyoming
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Exhibits explain the geologic history of the region.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good34%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great museum” (20 reviews)
“dinosaur garden” (17 reviews)
“dinosaur bones” (14 reviews)
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235 E Main St, Vernal, UT 84078-2605
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+1 435-789-3799
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"utah field house"
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"outdoor garden"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If time demands you must choose between the two, visit the Monument (see our seperate review). But if you have the time, the museum is instructive in terms not so much relating to any logical or scientific presentation, but in their artistic displays of what...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits are well done and the settings/staging really set the panoramas off. The book store has some unique items that I had to buy and take home.

Thank Jayceen C
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

This museum is organized so as to show the geologic history of northeastern Utah sequentially, in a unified fashion, with lots of hands-on exhibits, and was a pleasure to visit. The geology and paleontology are presented clearly, with detail that can be appreciated by all....More

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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

One of many great dinosaur museums we have been to. This one had some special features that makes it special. 1. Low admission fees 2. Direct view of paleontology lab 3. Wonderful collection of fossilized matter 4. Excellent mock up of dig site 5. Interactive...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2018

We enjoyed the museum - touring with kids age 6 -15. It was very quiet on the Wednesday afternoon in April that we toured and it was nice to take our time and read about the amazing history of the area. The kids particularly enjoyed...More

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Reviewed 4 April 2018

I have 5 kids ranging in age from 15 to 2 years old and it is always a challenge to find something to entertain everyone, but they all loved the Field House.

Thank angiejowers
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Reviewed 4 April 2018

Interesting stop while traveling through Vernal. We spent about an hour and half inside. There is a nice outside area; Dinosaur Garden. Families with young children seemed to enjoy this. There is also a nice little gift shop.

Thank lynnjm52
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This museum has so much information to offer. It was a highlight of our vacation for sure. I definitely recommend it.

Thank Kristie H
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Reviewed 24 March 2018

This is a great museum filled with fossils, Native American cultural history, geological samples, the outdoor dinosaur garden, and more. Really cool that a lot of the fossils in the museum are from the local areas in eastern Utah. I visited this museum when I...More

Thank Chris H
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Reviewed 19 March 2018

Stopped in to see the fossils and spent 3 hours walking around. Bought an activity book for our daughter and it was a little young for her, they gave her the older version and prizes for finishing both. Nice displays and hands on for the...More

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KayRena H
25 February 2015|
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Response from CYLau | Reviewed this property |
I think it's $7. Might be free if you have a parks pass.
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