Fodor's Expert Review Natural History Museum of Utah
One of the most spectacular natural history museums you will find, this building grabs you from the moment you see its copper-and-granite form sparkling above the eastern foothills of Salt Lake City. Its dazzling exterior is just a prelude to a gold mine of engaging exhibits about land, sky, water, and life in the West. Learn about the formation of the region's incredible landscape of parks, mountain ranges, lakes, and basins. Study 10,000 years of people and cultures. Immerse yourself in prehistoric Utah, home to prolific research on dinosaurs and some of the most famous fossil recoveries in history. Since its opening in 2011, children and adults alike have counted this as an unforgettable highlight of any Salt Lake City visit.