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


PolarConnect Live Broadcast from Switzerland!
23 Aug 2018 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Join educator Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Dr. Lucas Zoet and the research team studying Sliding Glaciers, ...
Fossils and Dinosaurs Late Night
03 Oct 2018 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Step back in time to discover the different types of dinosaurs and other creatures that inhabited Ea...
Tour Night
03 Oct 2018 04:00PM - 07:00PM
During our Late Night at the Museum Events, the Geology Museum offers guided tours to pre-arranged...
Saturday Tour Day
20 Oct 2018 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.