Special Exhibits

Temporary Exhibits

In Search of Earth's Secrets

JOIDES Resolution 3 ea4afHave you ever wondered what lies beneath the seafloor? Or what ocean sediments and rocks tell us about the history of the Earth? Or how we retrieve these sediments from the bottom of the ocean? Join us for a variety of events sponsored by the National Science Foundation and hosted by the Geology Museum and the New Brunswick Free Public Library that will answer some of these questions! Click here for the event schedule.



New Exhibits

'Amazing N. alesi ' Exhibit

Skull of juvenile ape, N. alesi

View the Museum's newest exhibit about a recently discovered, 13 million year old juvenile ape skull from Kenya! This exhibit explains how scientists used its teeth to determine its age at death and how the size and shape of its inner ear can be used to infer how it moved. You will also learn about the different types of monkeys and apes and their evolutionary history and relationships!

Event Information


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...

Upcoming Events

Click on the link below to download a flyer with a list of our upcoming events during the spring of 2018.