Behind the scenes at the Natural History Museum of Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (ABC4 News) - If you ever wanted to know what goes on behind the closed doors at the Natural History Museum of Utah you still have time to find out. 

Once a year, the museum hosts a behind the scenes event where patrons can got back where they have all the experts working on things like dinosaur bones and other items that are not on display for regular museum tours. 

"We have everything from fossil tracks like you see  behind me, to a natural cast of an allosaurus brain,   to stegosaurus bones, to really cool artifacts that are upstairs," said Randall Irmis Curator of Paleontology for the museum. "So there's all sorts of amazing objects that have incredible stories that are in our collection."

You can still see behind the scenes because the museum will be open Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.. It's a great event to bring curious kids to visit with curators who are on hand to help explain things. 

 


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