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

3-Part Meteorite Exhibit

Meteorite Blog Cover Image

Visit the Museum's newest exhibit about meteorites and planetary science! This three-part exhibit details the formation history of our Solar System, describes the origin and differences between the types of meteorites, and describes the formation of layered planets, like our own.

 

 

 

'Amazing N. alesi ' Exhibit

Skull of juvenile ape, N. alesi

View the Museum's new 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

Events

Take Your Child to Work Day
25 Apr 2019 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Bring your child to the Rutgers Geology Museum on 'Take Your Child to Work Day'! We will have natura...
Rutgers Day
27 Apr 2019 10:00AM - 04:00PM
Visit Rutgers for its 11th Annual Rutgers Day! Embark on a mission of scientific discovery into...
Live Broadcast from the Ship!
30 Apr 2019 04:00PM -
Join us for a live broadcast from the Drill Ship, the JOIDES Resolution, which is currently statione...
Environmental Technology Late Night
01 May 2019 04:00PM - 08:00PM
Learn how scientists use new and exciting technologies to study and solve important environmental is...

Upcoming Events

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