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Mountain America Museum of Ancient Life

Where the Past Comes Alive

Discover what life was like over 65 million years ago in the Mountain America Museum of Ancient Life. With one of the world’s largest collections of mounted dinosaurs, it’s one of the best dinosaur museums in Utah and a must-visit for any dinosaur enthusiast.

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New Gallery Opening

Opening February 9

Join us on February 9 as we celebrate the completion of our new exhibits! With special activities, a dino meet-and-greet, and giveaways throughout the day, you won’t want to miss this exciting gallery re-opening.

Paleo Studio

Ever wondered what it was like to clean and prepare a real fossil? At the Paleo Studio, you’ll use the same tools as real paleontologists to excavate a fossil from the Eocene Era.

 

 

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Kenya’s Kids

Open Now

Beginning January 13, families are invited to explore Museums of Natural Curiosity’s newest cultural exhibit, Kenya’s Kids.

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Sheroes in STEM

March 8-9

SHEroes in STEM is an annual event to celebrate female-identifying individuals in STEM careers and industries throughout our community.

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Butterfly Madness

March 11-16

Who will be the ultimate survivor? Head over to the Butterfly Biosphere during Butterfly Madness!

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Hop into spring

March 30

Celebrate spring with the season-opening of the Ashton Gardens!

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Easter Bunny Breakfast

March 30

Celebrate Easter with the whole family at the Easter Bunny Breakfast.

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Tulip Festival

April 10-May 18

Over 750,000 spring flowers, including tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, poppies, and more create the award-winning Tulip Festival – an unforgettable display of color and design through the 50-acre Ashton Gardens.

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Tulip 5k

April 27

Tiptoe through the tulips in the Ashton Gardens with the entire family.

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Your Adventure Awaits

Enjoy free admission to our five award-winning venues, receive discounts on events and programs, enjoy advanced purchase opportunities, and much more.

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If you want to learn about extraordinary things, go to extraordinary places. No place is quite as extraordinary as Thanksgiving Point. This is not a once-a-year, one exhibit destination. With farms, gardens, museums, and more, the opportunities for transformative learning experiences are endless. Visit Thanksgiving Point today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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SIX EXPERIENCES, TWO CAMPUSES, ONE JOURNEY

If you want to learn about extraordinary things, go to extraordinary places. No place is quite as extraordinary as Thanksgiving Point. This is not a once-a-year, one exhibit destination. With farms, gardens, museums, and more, the opportunities for transformative learning experiences are endless. Visit Thanksgiving Point today and create memories that will last a lifetime.

Dining Options

From business lunch to dinner with the family, we’ve got you covered.

Plan An Event

From family reunions to company parties, we’ve got spaces and offerings for all your needs.

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Explore the many events and programs at Thanksgiving Point.

Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child’s big day with us!