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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.



Fossils and Dinosaurs Late Night
05 Oct 2016 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, October 5th for our monthly late night event. Take a step back in time and ...
Big Brook Field Trip
08 Oct 2016 11:00AM - 02:00PM
The Rutgers Geology Museum hosts a number of field trips throughout the year, where participants a...
Saturday Tour Day
15 Oct 2016 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Once a month the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There ...
Microbes Late Night
02 Nov 2016 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, November 2nd for our monthly late night event. Learn about the big impact t...
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