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New & Noteworthy PrehistoryWeek2014

Prehistory Week 2014

The Prehistoric Museum will be participating in Prehistory Week - May 3, 2014 through May 10, 2014 with 2 lectures and Family Activity Day. Flyer


Upcoming Art Gallery Exhibition-Timeless

Art by Charles J. Johnston - March 22,2014 through April 18, 2014 - Mixed media show with both paintings and sculptures. Artists Bio - Flyer


Work Has Resumed On The Stegosaur

With the arrival of the museum's Cheif Preparator, Carrie Herbel, (see details below), work has resumed on the Stegosaur. Stop by the museum and check it out. (general admission rates apply)


Cretaceous Christmas Celebration

Help us celebrate Christmas in the Cretaceous. FREE admission all day, gift shop sale, live music, crafts and Santa Claus! Details

Press Release

The Prehistoric Museum, USU Eastern Welcomes "Fossil-Fixer"

Newly hired Chief Preparator, Carrie Herbel, arrives at the Prehistoric Museum and hits the ground running. Press Release


The Other Side of Utah Art Gallery Exhibition )

. Artists! This is your opportunity to have your art seen and sold in a museum gallery.  All medium of art is welcomed. Information


New Attraction in the Children's Deiscovery Area

The Children's Discovery Area is now home to a child-size pithouse. This is a delightful feature that is being enjoyed by our visitors. Photo


New Attraction Coming to the Prehistoric Museum

There is a new attraction coming to the Prehistoric Museum. See if you can guess what it might be. More Details


DNA Samples Taken From The Prehistoric Museum's Mammoth

Find out what interesing information has been realized from this scientific study. More Details


Museum Director Identifies Giant Marine Reptile

Dr. Ken Carpenter, the curator of paleontology and museum director and two of his colleagues identify new giant marine reptile.  More Details

Armored Monster

Armored Monster Invades Museum

Scientist recently unveilied the skelton of one of the largest known armored dinosaurs in its new home at Utah State Univerity Eastern Prehistoric Museum.


Big Find: Giant Utah Clams

Prehistoric Museum researchers stumble upon ancient giant clams south of Price.


New Exhibits Unveiled at the Mammoth 25th Anniversary Celebration

Two new exhibits were unviled at the mammoth 25th anniversary celebration. Details

What's Shakin'?

Museum visitors can witness earthquake patterns that have developed over time.

Dino Tracks on the Ceiling

Miners digging coal encounter these prints in the roof of modern coal-beds in great numbers.

It All Began with a Monster

He was just 5 years old sitting in a darkened room when the monster entered his life.



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Utah State University Eastern Prehistoric Museum
155 East Main | Price, Utah 84501 | (435) 613-5060

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