Tiny Crystals, Global Impact

January 13 - May 5, 2024
This exhibit is no longer on display. View our current and upcoming exhibits.

About the Exhibit

Snow is vital to life on earth. This hands-on science exhibition is about the nature and wonder of snow and the impact of climate change on our snowy planet. The highly interactive and immersive exhibition follows snow’s journey from tiny crystals to vast winter landscapes to abundant spring snowmelt. Guests explore how snow shapes and sustains life on Earth, snow’s vital role in sustaining our water supply and cooling our planet, and the cultural and personal value of snow.

Esta exhibición está disponible en español.

Snow was developed and produced by OMSI as part of a collaborative project led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks and funded by the National Science Foundation.


This exhibit was made possible by grants from Summit County RAP Tax, Summit County Restaurant Tax Grant, and the John C. Kish Foundation.

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three children interacting with large touch screen with snow crystals on it

Location, Hours & Contact

Physical & Mailing Address
1258 Center Drive
Park City, Utah 84098

EcoCenter Hours
Wednesday – Sunday, 10 am – 4 pm
We are closing early on Saturday, August 10 at 1 PM.



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