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BYU Museum of Paleontology

1683 N. University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
+1 801-422-3680
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Small but fun.

Although this museum is very small they use their space well and it is packed with a lot of well... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
Jolynn F
Provo, Utah
Older building but interesting exhibits

My grandson enjoyed watching the students working in the lab. We also enjoyed the display of... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Orem, Utah
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1683 N. University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
+1 801-422-3680
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Although this museum is very small they use their space well and it is packed with a lot of well- displayed stuff. It was late in the day or we might have stayed longer, but the half hour we were there was perfect for the...More

Thank Jolynn F
Reviewed 29 June 2017

My grandson enjoyed watching the students working in the lab. We also enjoyed the display of minerals as well as the dinosaur bones. The building is older, not in the best repair. The coolers are noisy and one was leaking water on the floor. It...More

Thank familyhistorywriting
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Worth the stop, great displays that are informative and appealing. We loved the museum, worth the time to stop in while in Provo.

Thank Annsuz T
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking to kill a little time and stopped in early on a Thursday morning. We were pleasantly surprised. We were the only ones there for an hour. We really enjoyed seeing all the bones and beautiful fossils. Interesting facts to go along with...More

Thank Sherri C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

My 2 teenage daughters enjoyed coming here with their dinosaur obsessed dad. The viewing gallery for the work room was particularly fascinating for them. Getting to see fossil preparation in action was nice! The variety of mounted specimens and information was particularly good for the...More

Thank Sam N
Reviewed 15 March 2017

This is a very small museum, but it's well put together and informative. It will probably take the average person about 30 minutes to go through. If you've got kids, perhaps a bit longer. There is a fun window where you can watch people working...More

Thank Go2theZoo
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This museum is fascinating for adults as well as for kids of all ages. It is not a very large museum, but what it lacks in size it makes up in the quality of the displays. Whether you have a few minutes or a free...More

Thank Jolico54
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Fun place to visit with family, for a small outing they do not charge but you can donate it takes about a hour to see everything, we had a enjoyable vist

Thank mynesemail
Reviewed 21 October 2016

This small museum is fun for little kids, it’s not overwhelming but they get to see dinosaur bones and complete skeletons. And it’s free! While you are visiting this museum you can also visit the other museums in the BYU campus, they are all a...More

Thank Carsgonnagetyou
Reviewed 23 September 2016

While this is not a huge museum, it is great! I first went for a class, but loved it so much I took my family back at a later date. Even if you are not a dinosaur fan you will love this! My father is...More

Thank coreyt972
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