With kids out of school and parents off work, President's Day is a great time for Salt Lake City family fun. Here are a few ideas for activities kids and parents can enjoy together:

"Chocolate" at the Natural History Museum of Utah

Natural History Museum of Utah

 

Chocolate will engage your senses and reveal aspects of this sumptuous sweet that you’ve never thought about before. You’ll explore the plant, the products, and the culture of chocolate through the lenses of science, history, and popular culture. 

301 Wakara Way

801-581-4303

Special exhibit included with museum admission

Adults $11, Seniors 65 and over $9, Youth 13-24 $9, Children 3-12 $8, Children 2 and under free

Free for museum members and University of Utah students, faculty and staff with valid ID 

Included with Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass 

"Dead Sea Scrolls" at The Leonardo

 

"Dead Sea Scrolls: Life and Faith in Ancient Times" includes one of the largest collections of the priceless 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scrolls. Discovered by a shepherd in 1947, the Scrolls contain the oldest known copies of the Hebrew Bible. On display with the Scrolls are more than 600 objects from the Biblical to Byzantine Period in Israel, including many that have never been publicly exhibited. 

209 E. 500 S.

801-531-9800

Nov. 23, 2013- April 27, 2014

Tickets $9.95-$23.95 

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