Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum


Vernal is the home of the Utah Field House of Natural History State Park Museum. It's a great place to get familiar with the history and prehistory of the area. You'll find geologic exhibitions of vertebrate and invertebrate fossils, murals depicting both prehistoric and more modern scenes, and, in Amerindian Hall, artifacts from the Fremont culture and Ute Indian ceremonial regalia. The real kids' treat, however, is in the Dinosaur Garden, where sculptor Elbert Porter has created life-sized replicas of 16 denizens of the Mesozoic Era. All your favorites are here including the giant Diplodocus, the spiked and armored Stegosaurus, and, of course, the fiercest of them all, Tyrannosaurus rex. The park is open seasonally.


496 E Main St
Vernal, UT 84078


40.45563800, -109.51937100
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(435) 789-3799

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