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Dec 6
Utah Jazz vs. Phoenix Suns
The Utah Jazz host the Phoenix Suns for this NBA basketball gam...
Dec 9
University of Utah Gymnastics Red Rocks Preview
University of Utah Gymnastics has an intra-squad meet to previe...
Dec 10
Women's Basketball: University of Utah vs. BYU
University of Utah Women's Basketball takes on BYU for our Crim...
Dec 10
Utah Jazz vs. Sacramento Kings
The Utah Jazz host the Sacramento Kings for this NBA basketball...
Dec 9 - Dec 10
Utah Grizzlies vs. Rapid City Rush
Watch the Utah Grizzlies take on the Rapid City Rush on home ic...
Dec 10
An Evening with Adam Savage
Adam Savage, perhaps best known as the co-creator and host of t...
Dec 8 - Dec 10
2016 Mormon Tabernacle Choir Christmas Concert with Ro
One of the world’s leading tenors and most beloved entertainers...
Dec 13 - Dec 14
Westminster Jazz Ensemble Fall Concert
Led by Jazz director, David Halliday, this ensemble includes sa...
Dec 15
Jerry Joseph and The Jackmormons
In 2014, Jerry Joseph headed to Afghanistan to volunteer as a t...
Dec 9 - Dec 23
Candlelight Christmas
It's hard to describe the magic of Candlelight Christmas. We'd ...
Dec 2 - Dec 26
The Nutcracker
No holiday season is complete without the festive cheer of The ...
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Best Science Museums & Planetariums to Visit on Your Family Weekend Getaway

Published: 02/02/2015
By VacationIdea, Dream Travel Magazine -- Most children are interested in science while growing up and if you nurture their interest it will blossom into a life-long passion for exploring the wonders of the natural world. A hands-on exhibit, workshop or an enthusiastic speaker will make kids even more excited to learn new scientific concepts at home and in school. Plan your family vacation to one of these amazing science museums in the U.S. If you have been stargazing in your back yard, a trip to a planetarium can give the whole family new ideas for further exploration. If you live in a city, seeing a projection of the Milky Way may inspire you to take a family trip to a remote destination where you can observe the clear night sky. All the museums that made our list are one-of-a-kind.

Utah - The Leonardo in Salt Lake City
Inspired by Leonardo da Vinci and his insatiable quest for knowledge, the Leonardo Museum in Salt Lake City offers fun hands-on displays, water play, origami, an amazing science room, as well as unique temporary exhibits. Kids can participate in guided activities and learn how to assemble a rubber band-powered car from recycled materials, or make the perfect paper airplane.
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