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Welcome

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.

Highlights

Events

Oceans Late Night
03 May 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Catch a wave with us and learn all about ocean mechanisms and the secrets held beneath its surface...
Annual Friends of the Geology Museum Meeting
03 May 2017 08:00PM - 09:30PM
Join the Rutgers Geology Museum as we host distinguished professors and lecturers from around the co...
Big Brook Field Trip
06 May 2017 11:00AM - 02:00PM
The Rutgers Geology Museum hosts a number of field trips throughout the year, where participants a...
Saturday Tour Day
20 May 2017 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Once a month the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There ...
Summer 2016 Hourslightbox-spotlight-geology-museum-summer-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...


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Giant Spider Crab Restored after 35 Year Absencelightbox-spotlight-rutgers-geology-museum-giant-spider-crab-returns-to-museum

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...


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New Exhibit on the Evoution of the Human Diet Now Openspotlight-new-human-diet-exhibit-2

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

Modern humans today eat all kinds of different foods,...


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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
museum@rci.rutgers.edu