Things To Do
American West Heritage Center
Discover a century of the past at this 160-acre living history center. Each day is dedicated to celebrating and preserving the history of the Old West from 1820 to 1920. This living-history attraction offers hands-on learning experiences as you visit with Native Americans, mountain men, and pioneers dressed in period costume. Visit their welcome center featuring historical exhibits, spacious restroom facilities, and a spectacular view of the Wellsville Mountains. Celebrate a part of our Western history with special events such as Baby Animal Day and Fall Harvest Festival.
6 miles south of Logan, on U.S. Hwy 89/91, Wellsville
Hours Tues.-Sat. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. from June 3 - August 23 in 2014. (Schedule for 2015 will be posted later.)
Cache Museum - Daughters of Utah Pioneers
View mountain man and early pioneer relics and enjoy reading historical accounts of Cache Valley natives.
Chamber of Commerce Bldg, 160 North Main, Logan
(435) 752-5139./ Jun-Aug open Tues.-Fri. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. / Sept-May open Wednesdays 5 p.m.-8 p.m. - Other dates by appointment
The exhibits at the Hyrum City Museum demonstrate a dynamic view of southern Cache Valley from prehistoric Lake Bonneville and it's earliest inhabitants to the mid-twentieth century. Our collections focus on the stories told by the artifacts, the places, the people and cultures of the area. Additionally, we run several monthly programs to engage individuals both with their own heritage and with the history, customs, and environment of their community.
50 West Main Street, Hyrum
Tuesday and Thursday Noon - 6 p.m. / Wednesday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 3 pm
See more than 237,000 plant specimens and photos, about half of which are from the Intermountain Region. Short tours of the herbarium are available on request.
Basement of the Junction Cafeteria / USU Campus, Logan
(435) 797-0061 or (435) 797-1584
Mon. - Fri. / 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Museum of Anthropology
This teaching museum features exhibits on the early inhabitants of the Great Basin and other regions around the world, including Polynesia. Check website for special "Saturday at the Museum" programs.
Old Main Building Room 252, USU Campus, Logan
(435) 797-7545 or (435) 797-1230
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m./ Sat. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art
The Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting modern and contemporary visual art. We promote dialogue about ideas that are fundamentally important to contemporary society and we provide crucial support for the educational mission of the Caine College of the Arts and Utah State University.
The museum has one of the largest permanent collections in the Intermountain Region, changing exhibits, nationally known ceramics, and Native American artwork.
650 North 1100 East, Utah State University campus, adjacent to Kent Concert Hall, Logan
Tuesday - Saturday; 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
FREE (Donations Appreciated)
Paradise Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
Pioneer relics are preserved in the old Mormon Tithing Office and Relic Hall.
8970 South 200 West, Paradise
By appointment only
Richmond Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum
This museum preserves pioneer and Native American relics.
29 South State, Richmond
Thurs. 10 a.m.-3 p.m. or by appointment
USU Geology Museum
The Geology Museum has exhibits of meteorites, rocks, minerals and fossils – including invertebrates, vertebrates and plants. The Geology of Utah and the Logan area is emphasized. We also have excellent examples of fossils from the world famous Green River Formation in eastern Utah and southwestern Wyoming.
Children under the age of 15 must be accompanied by a parent or teacher.
Maximum group size is 20.
All backpacks and book bags must be left outside of the museum.
Geology Building, Room 203 / 4505 Old Main Hill / USU Campus, Logan
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Utah State University Special Collections
Features historical documents, photographs, and the skull of the giant grizzly bear Old Ephraim.
Merrill-Cazier Library, USU Campus, Logan
Mon.-Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m.