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John Hutchings Museum of Natural History

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Address: 55 N Center St, Lehi, UT 84043-1826
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+1 801-768-7180
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 17:00

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First time here, amazing museum

I thought it was going to be just a small town museum and I was wrong. Great artifacts in many different areas. Seeing Butch Cassidy's gun was pretty cool. Also the Timp Cave... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
Ed B
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Eagle Mountain, Utah
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Eagle Mountain, Utah
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Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I thought it was going to be just a small town museum and I was wrong. Great artifacts in many different areas. Seeing Butch Cassidy's gun was pretty cool. Also the Timp Cave rocks were worth seeing.

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

Outside the smaller-sized older-town authentic building is a log cabin-type building. Right there near the museum is the community recreation area with a pool for all ages. And also the quaint old-town Main Street with its 100 year old buildings is just a few hundred steps away. A good place to see an historic Utah town with a easy stroll... More 

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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

If you're expecting the Smithsonian you'll be disappointed. But, if you're expecting a fantastically cozy, lovingly curated, local museum you're in for a treat! My friend and I spent 3 hours looking through the exhibits. We were the only ones there (we went on a blizzard-y Saturday afternoon) and loved it. In the front lobby there are some excellent displays... More 

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Sunset, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The museum is small but is jam packed full of things to see and has a lot of hands-on things for kids to do. I really enjoyed it and kinda starting geeking out about the history artifacts. Definitely a place I would revisit just to look at things a second time!

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Saratoga Springs, Utah
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

I think that just about anyone could relate to this place fun to visit very informative teaches you about evolution of time will not be a boring place to visit great for kids.

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Lehi, Utah
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is not the Smithsonian, nor is it a high-end institution. It is a historic, local-interest institution, so set your expectations accordingly. Now, with that said, it's a great place with lots of interesting exhibits. Just the perfect type of place for this community.

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Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

During my initial planning, we weren't originally planning on visiting this museum, but with the all inclusive package, it allowed us to enjoy the museum. Our grandson loved the dinosaurs in water table and even digging for dinosaur bones in the digging room.

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1 Thank Pat L
Utah
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

A great place to take the kids or a youth group. They have worked hard to make the museum educational and fun.

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Lehi, Utah
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

For the price, this is a great venue. When you need a stop or short activity that will create lasting memories, stop here! I lived here three years before stopping into this venue --WOW was I shocked at the display. Kids can get really close to both bones and artifacts.

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Brisbane
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35 reviews
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Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Due to the Lehi Round Up parade seeing this museum closed for some of the day admission was half price ($2) so we thought this visit to be great value. I always like learning about the unique personality of a town and despite the fact that Lehi 2016 is a friendly happy place apparently it was quite the wild location... More 

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