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BYU Museum of Paleontology

1683 N. University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
+1 801-422-3680
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Great Place For Dinosaur Education

Such a nice little gem at BYU to spend an hour or more learning about the dinosaurs of the Utah... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2018
RustyWater
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Royal Oaks, CA
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Touch the fossils

This small museum is located near the football stadium of BYU. Its pretty small in size so the... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2018
Hoben01
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Long Beach, California
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1683 N. University Ave, Provo, UT 84601
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Reviewed April 16, 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

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Reviewed February 16, 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

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Reviewed February 12, 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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Reviewed December 30, 2017

Great activity to do with young children 5 years and older. Small museum but lots of great dinosaurs and fossils. Fun day!

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Reviewed July 12, 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

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Reviewed June 28, 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

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Reviewed May 4, 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
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Reviewed March 31, 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
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Reviewed March 15, 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

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Reviewed February 1, 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

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