Monday, May 5, 2008

Free Event of the Day- May 5, 2008

FREE Family Monday the Utah Museum of Natural History

On the first Monday of each month, the Utah Museum of Natural History opens its doors for extended hours and FREE admission. Monday, May 5, 2008 is a Free Family Monday.

Head up to this great museum on the campus of the University of Utah. Free tours will be given today at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m.

This evening, between 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. live physics demonstrations will be given in the lobby of the museum. The demonstrations are intended to show kids (and adults) how much fun science can be.

Roam the museum, taking in the exhibits of caves, dinosaurs, Fremont culture in Range Creek Canyon, an exhibit featuring the National Wildlife Refuge System (only on display until May 26, 2008), the earth and earthquakes (including a live seismometer), a mine you can walk into, minerals, and don't forget to check out the working Paleontology lab.

As an added bonus, head on over to the John Widtsoe building (just a short walk from the museum) to the rooftop observatory and join in the free star party! Don't pass up the chance to see all of these amazing exhibits for FREE.

Place: Utah Museum of Natural History
Location: 1390 E. Presidents Circle, University of Utah Campus, Salt Lake City, UT
Phone: 801.581.6927
Hours: 9:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE

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Distance from:
Salt Lake City (downtown): 3.0 miles
Ogden: 39.3 miles
Provo: 45.8 miles
Logan: 84 miles

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