Field Trips

The Rutgers Geology Museum hosts a number of field trips throughout the year, where participants are able to explore and uncover many mysteries of local geologic history. All field trips are fun and educational, so children (ages 5+) and adults are welcome to come along for the adventure.

If you are looking to book a tour of the Geology Museum or a K-12 Field Trip to the Museum, visit the tours page instead.

Fall 2019

Fossil Hunting at Big Brook Park

  • Sunday, October 6, 2019: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Registration:

Registration is now open! We reserve the right to cancel a trip if we do not have enough registered participants.

 

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Notes on Field Trips:

  • You must provide your own transportation.
  • Field trips do require some extended walking, so it is recommended that participants should be able to walk at least a mile on a moderate incline.
  • Each field trip can accommodate a certain number of people. When the maximum number has been reached, you will be placed on a waiting list. If the minimum number of participants is not reached, we reserve the right to cancel the trip.
  • Frequently Asked Questions

Event Information

Events

Saturday Tour Day
28 Sep 2019 10:00AM - 01:00PM
Once a month, the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There...
Dinosaurs and Fossils Late Night
02 Oct 2019 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Take a step back in time to discover the different types of dinosaurs and other creatures that inhab...
Big Brook Fossil Hunting Field Trip
06 Oct 2019 11:00AM - 02:00PM
Join the Rutgers Geology Museum on a trip to Big Brook Park to find your own fossil shark teeth, she...
Saturday Tour Day
19 Oct 2019 10:00AM - 01:00PM
Once a month, the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged groups on the weekends. There...

Upcoming Events

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