Living History- Utah Museum of Ancient Life

The Physics Demonstration Room
I think we could have spent hours just in this room

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Science teacher dream land here

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Giant turntable showing centripetal motion

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Everything had stools so Logan could reach

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The teacher starts attracting random students as he explains things more in-depth to Aidan

Dinosaur Themed Toddler Play Area

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The shape sorter was a big hit

Shifting Landscapes
Canal building and sand/water play

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Hands On Dino Exhibits
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Measuring bones like an archeologist

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Assembling Skeletons
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A giant I-spy panorama display
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Creature Displays

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What do you think Kylee thought of the Megalodon?

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A favorite of the boys- The Wooly Mammoth Hunt


Quarry Dinosaur Dig
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We forgot the stroller but it didn't matter- plenty to keep this guy busy!

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We have been doing one museum membership/year in addition to our zoo membership and we are thinking we might go with this one for next year.  It is a little pricier and further away than our current museum (the Clark Planetarium), but it includes the gardens and a working farm (with pony rides).

5 comments :

Discovering Montessori said...

I love science museums! You guys went to a really fun one! I especially like all the dinosaur exhibits you photographed. Nice pictures! Thank you for sharing.

Discovering Montessori said...

I love science museums! You guys went to a really fun one! I especially like all the dinosaur exhibits you photographed. Nice pictures! Thank you for sharing.

Angie said...

This museum looks awesome! Very fun! And you'r kids are so cute! Esp. Kylee and the Megalodon!

Monique said...

We love science museums. This one looks amazing. We may have to plan a vacation to Utah in the future. My son LOVES dinosaurs and sharks.
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Home School Mom: Denise said...

I grew up in Utah, yep, SLC. Went to St. Ambrose parish (JE Cosgriff catholic grade school) and Judge Memorial High School. Fond memories of the Planetarium!

small world afterall....:)

blessings,
Denise