The Prehistoric Museum creates understanding and appreciation of natural and cultural processes that formed the geologic, fossil and prehistoric human records found in eastern Utah. We do this through educational and interpretive programs based upon our academic research, preservation programs, authentic exhibits, and the creative efforts of our staff and community.


Location 155 East Main Street
Price, Utah 84501
(800) 817-9949 or
(435) 613-5060



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Hunt Panel

Making Sense of Archaeology - Learning with Independence

The Prehistoric Museum presents Making Sense of Archaeology exhibition by the Utah Division of State History. The exhibition opens to the public March 28 - June 1, 2019 in the Special Exhibitions Gallery. This special exhibition is located on the second floor of the museum.

The exhibit is an educational hands-on scientific and historical experience for all ages and offers accessibility for visually impaired visitors.


Memorial Day

Memorial Day Free Admission

The Prehistoric Museum presents Memorial Day, Monday May 27, 2019. Admission is free all day. Come explore the newest exhibitions in the Prehistoric Museum.

Cambrian Exhibit

Life Takes Shape

The USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum exhibit, is the first and only display of fossils from the Utah Cambrian Period 500 million years ago.