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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.



49th Annual Rutgers Geology Museum Open House
28 Jan 2017 09:00AM - 03:00PM
The 49th Annual Rutgers University Geology Museum Open House will take place on Saturday January 2...
Anthropology Late Night
01 Feb 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, February 1st for our monthly late night event. Come and discover how Anthro...
Saturday Tour Day
18 Feb 2017 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Once a month the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There ...
Biodiversity Late Night
01 Mar 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, March 1st for our monthly late night event. This event will focus on the ev...
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