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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.

Highlights

Events

Fossils and Dinosaurs Late Night
04 Oct 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, October 4th, and take a step back in time to discover the different types o...
Astronomy Late Night
01 Nov 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, November 1st, as we learn about the mysteries beyond Earth’s atmosphere. Ex...
Deep Sea Late Night
06 Dec 2017 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Visit us on Wednesday, December 6th, as we explore the many mysteries of the deep sea! Demonstrat...
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!

Summer 2017 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
museum@rci.rutgers.edu