USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum

Experience Life Three Billion Years in the Making

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.

News & Noteworthy


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.

Eastern Utah Rock Art

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.

Horns and Tusks: Ceratopsians and the Evolution of Bizarre Headgear. July 2022 to January 2023 at the Prehistoric Museum at Utah State University Eastern

Horns and Tusks Opens July 2nd at the Prehistoric Museum

For a limited time only, the Prehistoric Museum at USU Eastern in Price is pleased to host a special exhibit: Horns and Tusks: Ceratopsians and the Evolution of Bizarre Headgear. Featuring over 50 odd, outlandish, and sometimes even comical animals ranging from the time before the dinosaurs up through the last Ice Age, this exhibit will be fun for the whole family.

July 2022 - January 2023

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