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Summer 2017 Hours


Plenty of summer fun to be had at the Rutgers Geology Museum! As Rutgers University reaches the end of another academic year, we would like to congratulate the graduating Class of 2017! Starting on May 11th, 2017, the Rutgers Geology Museum will be transitioning into its summer schedule, and will be operating under different hours than during the academic year.




Tour Groups

Please inquire about additional hours during our summer schedule by contacting the museum staff at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Museum Summer Hours

May 11, 2017 through June 30, 2017

Sunday through Wednesday: Closed
Thursday & Friday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
The Museum will be closed on Friday, July 28, 2017 for a special event.
Saturday: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM


July 1, 2017 to July 31, 2017

Saturday through Thursday: Closed
Friday: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM


August 2017

The museum will be closed to the public for the entire month of August.

Normal hours of operation will begin on September 19th, 2017. If you have any questions about our summer hours, feel free to contact us. We look forward to seeing you this summer!

Mineral Identification


Ever wonder what that rock, fossil or mineral laying around your house is? Bring it to the Rutgers Geology Museum and find out! Fossil and Mineral Identification is open to the public at our Annual Open House and during our Late Night Events.

Quick Links

Here are links to some of our most frequently visited pages:

Contact Us

 mastedon-head-graphic Rutgers University Geology Museum
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Geology Hall, 2nd Floor
85 Somerset Street
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
P: (848) 932-7243
F: (732) 932-1789