The Prehistoric Museum creates understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural processes that formed the geologic, fossil and prehistoric human records found in eastern Utah. We do this through educational and interpretive programs based upon our academic research, preservation programs, authentic exhibits, and the creative efforts of our staff and community.
o celebrate six decades of science and community in eastern Utah, the Museum has developed a retrospective exhibit, The Prehistoric Museum: 60th Anniversary. This exhibit highlights the significant contributions the museum has made to the fields of paleontology and archaeology and features a timeline exploring some of its own history.More...
Utah is an extraordinarily rich state in terms of its archaeological past. Indians
have lived in every part of the state from extremely ancient times, and have left
rock art reminders of their presence in all parts of the state.
What do you get when you combine a mega-blockbuster science fiction movie and the
scientific proof to back it up? You find out that reality is more shocking than fiction.
Utahraptor is the largest of all raptor dinosaurs. It is also the oldest of this family,
living approximately 125 million years ago.