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Thanksgiving Point’s Museum of Natural Curiosity Reopening Monday, June 15 

- Thanksgiving Point Completes Reopening to the Public Following Public Health Guidelines-

LEHI, Utah (June 12, 2019) – Thanksgiving Point ( announced it will reopen the fifth and final of its venues on Monday, June 15, 2020. The award-winning Museum of Natural Curiosity and it’s accompanied High Ropes course will also reopen the same day. All Thanksgiving Point venues and most eateries are now open to the public with social distancing limitations and limited admissions in place. Some areas of these venues will remain closed for the time being. All ticketing is limited and advanced tickets are required. Tickets are available at

At all Thanksgiving Point venues the following areas will still be unavailable for guest usage:

  • Temple Climber play area (Museum of Natural Curiosity)
  • Touch Tunnel (Museum of Natural Curiosity)
  • Dinosaur Dig Pit (Museum of Ancient Life)

“Because of the hands-on nature of the Museum of Natural Curiosity, we wanted to take extra steps to ensure proper safety procedures prior to reopening.” “stated Mike L Washburn, President and CEO of Thanksgiving Point. “The safety of our guests and employees remains our top priority while we are anxious to invite the community to return safely and responsibly.”

Ashton Gardens and Farm Country opened on May 1 following moderate risk guidelines. The following weeks saw the reopening of the Museum of Ancient Life and Butterfly Biosphere.

Masks for guests are not required but are strongly encouraged. Hand sanitizing stations are located throughout guest areas. Other safety measures include monitoring team member’s daily temperatures, requiring employee face coverings, and additional cleaning and sanitation measures for public spaces.

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About Thanksgiving Point

Thanksgiving Point is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization comprised of farms, gardens, and museums collectively dedicated to providing opportunities for transformative family learning. Created in 1995 by Alan and Karen Ashton, Thanksgiving Point has become a center of community engagement for more than two million annual visitors from around the United States and the world. Thanksgiving Point is located at 3003 North Thanksgiving Way in Lehi, Utah. For more information, call 801.768.2300 or visit


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