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Summer 2019 Hours

lightbox-spotlight-geology-museum-summer-hoursPlenty 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 graduating Class of 2019! Starting on May 20th, 2019, the Rutgers Geology Museum will be transitioning into its summer schedule, and will be operating under different hours than during the academic year.

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Experiencing Geology First Hand at Ringing Rocks Park

spotlight-field-trip-boulder-field Written by Melissa Kaye, Geology Museum Volunteer When I first came to the Rutgers Geology Museum, I was not expecting to find much. I thought that I would see some fossils and minerals and that would be the end of it. However, my experience ended up being so much more than just rocks and dinosaurs. After my first visit, I knew that I wanted to make geology a part of my life more permanently.

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Rutgers Museums to Participate in Blue Star Museums Program

lightbox-spotlight-rutgers-geology-museum-bluestar-museumThe Rutgers Geology Museum and the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers are proud to be two of more than 2,000 museums across America to offer free admission to military personnel and their families this summer in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Dept. of Defense.

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Museum Employee Named Student Employee of the Year

spotlight-student-worker-honoredMax Deirmenjain, a Communication and English double major, class of 2014, and 30 other nominees were honored at the Student Employee of the Year Award Ceremony on April 16, 2014 hosted by the Rutgers Student Employment Office. Max and the other students were recognized for their outstanding contributions and dedication to their employing departments. Max has been an employee of the Rutgers Geology Museum for 4 years and is currently the Head Student Manager.

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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.

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