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Museum of Ancient Life

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Pretty good

Nice museum. The price is high if you don’t have a membership. The displays were educational and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
KO2005
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Lehi, Utah
via mobile
A very nice surprise

Really enjoyed our trip to the Museum of Ancient Life. Before we arrived, I was quite excited... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
htlcrtk
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Los Gatos, Ca
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Roam among the dinosaurs, explore a Carboniferous Forest, and dive deep into a Cretaceous Ocean at the Museum of Ancient Life. Come visit one of the world’s largest displays of mounted dinosaurs with 60 complete dinosaur skeletons in our galleries...more
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3003 N Thanksgiving Way, Lehi, UT 84043-3740
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Nice museum. The price is high if you don’t have a membership. The displays were educational and informative. The kids went through pretty quickly so I had to stop them and teach but they liked the displays and pictures the best of course.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank KO2005
Reviewed 16 September 2018

It’s a pretty good place to take your family to I would plan on at least a couple hours of Walking around.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ReedD23
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Really enjoyed our trip to the Museum of Ancient Life. Before we arrived, I was quite excited thinking it was going to be in a place close to actual digs but it turned out to be in an office park / private museum park type...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank htlcrtk
Reviewed 31 July 2018

My friends took me and my 5 year old daughter here, when we were visiting SLC. Not sure who had more fun. What a fantastic museum. We explored every room, and every cool exhibit. Definitely highly recommend it, if you are in the area and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

Great museum for the whole family! Our group consisted of one senior, 2 adults, and 4 children ranging from 8 years old to 4 years old. All of us enjoyed this museum. The route through the exhibits can sometimes be confusing but this did not...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Coralie C
Reviewed 2 June 2018

I was searching for partner museums of our home museum and realized we were within a couple miles of this place (meaning: free entry). Parking outside wasn't an issue even with a 25' RV. Once we went in, the fossil displays were incredible. The giant...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 24 May 2018

Our family is big into museums, we have been to museums all over the united states. This is one of the best, although it is a little expensive. We live close and have visited this multiple times and our kids have a good time every...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank preslor
Reviewed 1 May 2018

This museum has one of the best collections of prehistoric dinosaur fossils and exhibits you can find. Have visited this museum numerous times over the last 15 years and each time I learn something new.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Jerry C
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

My 1 year old had fun running around and playing with the interactive magnetic skeletons. My 3 year old liked the felt dinosaur creation station and the water tables. My husband and I just enjoyed seeing all the fossils and unique skeletons. I will for...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Camille H
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Dinosaur skeletons, models and artistic recreations, dioramas, even a star tunnel - this place will take you back in time hundreds of millions of years - even to the beginning of the Earth! There are play places for kids, build-your-own-dinos, even sand pits for digging...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Eric D
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Cindy L
15 April 2018|
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Response from RachelO1786 | Property representative |
Hi Cindy! The museum has both real fossils, and replicas!
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Cindy L
15 April 2018|
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Response from Eric D | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure if you're asking whether the dinosaur exhibits are skeletons or whole animals or if you're asking if the skeletons are real fossils or man-made replicas, so I'll answer both. First, you'll see a few... More
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