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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

Closed
22 Dec 2017
Saturday Tour Day
20 Jan 2018 10:00AM - 02:00PM
The 2018 Rutgers Geology Museum Open House
27 Jan 2018 10:00AM - 03:00PM

Join us as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Annual Geology Museum Open House!

Egypt Late Night
07 Feb 2018 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Get wrapped up in our Egypt Late Night as we explore mummies and learn about ancient Egyptian cultur...
  • 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

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  • 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

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

    New Exhibit on the Evoution 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

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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 geologymuseum@sas.rutgers.edu