PLEASE NOTE: tickets should be purchased in advance.

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family

Come face-to-face with a life-sized T. rex and get to know the whole family.

Tickets on sale now

Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family - Evening Hours

Extended, exhibition-only hours equals more time to meet the family!

Thursdays and Fridays, 5–8 p.m.
June 24–October 1

Dinosaurs Alive

See these great creatures of the past brought roaring to life. 

Showing Daily at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Mental Health: Mind Matters

An immersive touring exhibition that raises awareness about mental illness.

Curious Minds of All Ages!

Science is everywhere, but sometimes discovery needs a guide. Check out our exhibits, films, labs, makerspaces, events, and much more. We're your quirky partner that's here to help you explore the most wonderfully random STEM topics.

Today's Dome Shows

Buckle your seatbelt because it's time to explore our incredible Earth and the farthest reaches of the cosmos in The Dome! 

11 a.m.
Dinosaurs Alive

12 p.m.
We Are Stars

2 p.m.
Dinosaurs Alive

3 p.m.
Big Astronomy

Today's Live Science

Watch and engage with a Museum educator who demonstrates amazing scientific experiments.

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Starry Sky

The Dome

​The Dome features live astronomy presentations and giant screen films on one of the most technologically advanced digital planetarium theaters in the world.


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Posted: April 29, 2021

Question Your World: What Did We Just Discover about Tyrannosaurs?

Every now and then a discovery is made that challenges a previously held belief. A recent excavation site in Utah is shedding more light on how some dinosaurs may actually have been social creatures. 

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