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Museum of Natural Curiosity

In the Barbara Barrington Jones Family Foundation Building

More than 400 hands-on exhibits make the Museum of Natural Curiosity one of the most interactive museums in the state. Explore Rainforest and Kidopolis, where hidden treasures and secret passageways challenge the adventurous and engage the young at heart. Science and nature come alive in the Discovery Garden and in Water Works, where interacting with wind, water, and earth will expand your understanding of the natural world. Check out the rotating Innovation Gallery for a brand-new experience with each visit. The options are endless for curious minds of all ages at the Museum of Natural Curiosity.

3605 Garden Drive
Lehi UT 84043


Monday – Saturday
10 am – 8 pm

Early Closure: July 4, 5 pm
July 23, 5 pm

Closed Sundays, Thanksgiving & Christmas Days

Mission Aerospace

Included with regular venue admission | Open with regular venue hours

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Mission Aerospace, on loan to the Museum of Natural Curiosity by Minotaur Mazes, gives guests of all ages the opportunity to learn about the history of flight, navigation, and exploration. With stations where individuals can design and construct their own plane or rocket and an interactive maze with aviation facts, NASA history, and puzzles, this is one exhibit you won’t want to miss!

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See it all with an Explorer Pass! A Thanksgiving Point Explorer Pass grants admission into all five venues (Museum of Natural Curiosity, Farm Country, Museum of Ancient Life, Ashton Gardens, and Butterfly Biosphere) for one day.

Adults: $38

Children: $29

Children ages 2 and under: Free

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Enjoy free admission to five award-winning venues, including two world-class museums, a butterfly conservatory, a 50-acre garden, and a working farm.

Receive advance purchase opportunities and discounts on popular day camps, youth and adult classes, and special events.

Take advantage of exclusive discounts on dining and shopping, plus receive perks like bringing guests for half-off regular admission.



Museums For All is a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build lifelong museum-going habits.

With presentation of a SNAP Electronic Benefits Transfer card, admission is available for up to six people at $3 per adult, dependent children free. Available in person only. Not available for online purchases.



We welcome non-profit community groups to Thanksgiving Point! To learn more about pricing and the reservation process for non-profit groups, follow the link below.



– Groups of 20+ receive 20% off regular admission prices.
– To receive the discount rate, groups must enter and pay as a group in one transaction.
– Reservation does not denote private experience – this is a public area.
– No amplified music or microphones allowed.
– Valid only during regular hours of operation.
– Blackout dates apply (Luminaria, Tulip Festival, Utah Symphony at the Waterfall, Labor Day Luau, and other special events as scheduled).

Canopy Tours

Experience the Museum of Natural Curiosity from above with a Canopy Tour, a high-ropes course suspended over 40 feet in the air. This exciting experience is fun for the whole family and a great challenge for all ages!

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Best of State Winner

The Museum of Natural Curiosity wins the 2022 award for Best of Museum! See the four other Best of State medals awarded to Thanksgiving Point on the blog.


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Trading Post

Monday – Saturday | 10 am – 8 pm | Regular venue admission required to access the Trading Post

Exploration begins in your backyard with the Museum of Natural Curiosity’s Trading Post! Check out the amazing treasures hidden all around you by looking under rocks, peering in streams, and gazing into trees. When you find something unique, bring it into the Museum of Natural Curiosity and trade it for points at the Trading Post. Save up enough points to take home a special prize discovered by other explorers like yourself!

If the Trading Post is not open when you visit, please contact any employee and we will get it open for you!

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