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Museum Hours

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Academic Year: Mid-September to Mid-May

Sunday and Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

 

Summer

Mid-May to June

Sunday through Wednesday: Closed
Thursday and Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

July

The museum will be closed on Friday July 28, 2017 for a special event.

Fridays only: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

August to Mid-September

Closed to the public

Holiday Schedule

The museum will be closed on Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and during the weeks of Rutgers Spring and Winter Break, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

2017-2018 Closure Dates

  • Winter Break- January 1, 2017- January 16, 2017
  • Rutgers Spring Break- March 11, 2017- March 19, 2017
  • For the entire month of August 2017
  • Thanksgivng Week- November 20, 2017- November 26, 2017
  • Christmas Week- December 23, 2017- December 31, 2017
  • New Year's Week- January 1, 2018- January 14,2018
  • Rutgers Spring Break- March 10, 2018- March 18, 2018
  • For the entire month of August 2018
  • Thanksgiving Week- November 19, 2018 – November 24, 2018
  • Christmas Week- December 22, 2018 - December 29, 2018

Happy Birthday!

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Looking for a fun and educational place to host your child's next birthday party? We now offer Gems & Minerals, Ancient Egypt & Mummies, Fossils & Dinosaurs and Paint Along themed birthday parties at the museum. Reservation packages for children age 5 and up can now be booked on our website.

Quick Links

Here are links to some of our most frequently visited pages:

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