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.


Location 155 East Main Street
Price, Utah 84501
(800) 817-9949 or
(435) 613-5060



Front of Museum

Flag Counter

News Icon New & Noteworthy

Weaving Exhibit

Weaving a World: A way of life in the Four Corners

The Prehistoric Museum presents: Weaving a World: A way of life in the Four Corners exhibition. The exhibition opens to the public Saturday June 15, 2019 and runs through Saturday November 10, 2019.

Weaving a World presents a diversity of Native American rugs and basketry from some of the leading weavers of the four corners region.


Pioneer Day Wagon

Pioneer Day Free Admission

The Prehistoric Museum presents Pioneer Day, Wednesday July 24, 2019. Admission is free all day. Come explore the newest exhibitions in the Prehistoric Museum.

Cambrian Exhibit

Life Takes Shape

The USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum exhibit, is the first and only display of fossils from the Utah Cambrian Period 500 million years ago.