Classifieds Business Directory Jobs Real Estate Autos Legal Notices ePubs Subscribe Archives
Today is July 25, 2014
home newssports feature opinion fyi society obits multimedia

Front Page » August 30, 2012 » Carbon County News » Prehistoric Museum offers free admission for Sept. 29 event
Published 694 days ago

Prehistoric Museum offers free admission for Sept. 29 event


Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints

On Saturday, Sept. 29, the USU Eastern Prehistoric Museum will join 1,400 other participating museums for the eighth annual Museum Day Live! This program opens the doors of museums to free admission to encourage learning and the spread of knowledge nationwide.

Inclusive by design, Museum Day Live! fulfills Smithsonian Media's mission to make cultural education accessible to everyone. For one day only, The Prehistoric Museum will give free access to visitors. Last year's event drew over 350,000 museum-goers nationwide, and this year's Museum Day Live! is expected to attract close to 400,000 participants.

"Museums are a great way to encourage learning. Museum Day is a great opportunity for The Prehistoric Museum to offer itself to the public free for a day in the face of hard economic times,"

said Dr. Kenneth Carpenter, Museum Director/Paleontologist.

This museum offers Archaeology, Paleontology, and Geology native to the area. There are Observation Labs where the visitor can see the "behind the scenes" action and speak one on one with the preparators.

For more information about Museum Day Live! 2012 and a list of participating museums and cultural institutions, visit Smithsonian.com/museumday/venues.

Print PageEmail PageShareGet Reprints


Top of Page


 
Web Poll  
April 24, 2014
Do you think armed militia and individuals should have joined the protest last weekend concerning the removal of the cattle owned by Cliven Bundy from BLM land in Southern Nevada?
Yes
No
Don't know
Don't care

View Results


Carbon County News  
August 30, 2012
Recent Local News
Quick Links
Subscribe via RSS
Related Articles  
Related Stories



Best viewed with Firefox
Get Firefox

© Sun Advocate, 2000-2013. All rights reserved. All material found on this website, unless otherwise specified, is copyright and may not be reproduced without the explicit written permission from the publisher of the Sun Advocate.
Legal Notices & Terms of Use    Privacy Policy    Advertising Info    FAQ    Contact Us
  RSS Feeds    News on Your Site    Staff Information    Submitting Content    About Us