The Rutgers Geology Museum is dedicated to educating the public through its exhibits, collections, public lectures, tours and other programs. We strive to provide a wide range of unique learning experiences that will enhance our visitors' mastedon head graphic cartoonunderstanding of the natural world.

On our site you can learn all about what we do and how to join the fun. If you're having trouble finding something or want to learn more about the Museum, feel free to reach out or stop by for a visit!


Our Mission

The Rutgers Geology Museum enhances university teaching and outreach programs through its presentations of geological, mineralogical, paleontological, and anthropologic materials for the education and enjoyment of its visitors.



Saturday Tour Day
21 Apr 2018 10:00AM - 02:00PM
National Bring our Sons and Daughters to Work Day
26 Apr 2018 10:00AM - 05:00PM
All Rutgers-New Brunswick Employees are welcome to bring their families to the Geology Museum for fr...
Rutgers Day!
28 Apr 2018 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Visit Rutgers for its 10th Annual Rutgers Day! Embark on a mission of scientific discovery into the ...
Ocean Exploration Late Night
02 May 2018 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us for our Ocean Exploration Late Night and learn all about how scientists discover the secret...
  • Summer 2017 Hours

    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

  • Giant Spider Crab Restored after 35 Year Absence

     Giant Spider Crab Restored after 35 Year Absence

    Giant Crab Display Comes Back to Rutgers Geology Museum Three years of painstaking restoration make century-old gift from Japan look new again Written by Carl

  • New Exhibit on the Evolution of the Human Diet Now Open

    New Exhibit on the Evolution of the Human Diet Now Open

    Written by Darshana Shapiro, PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Rutgers University

    Modern humans today eat all kinds of different foods, from