Museum Hours







Hours of Operation

Summer Schedule

Week of May 6th: The Museum will close at 4:00 PM.

Week of May 20th through the end of June
Sunday through Wednesday: Closed
Thursday and Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Fridays only: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

August to Mid-September
Closed to the public.

Normal hours will resume on September 17th, 2019.

Tours are available during days that the Museum is closed, pending availability. If you would like to schedule a tour during a day the Museum is closed, please fill out a tour request form.


Academic Year: Mid-September to Mid-May

Sunday and Monday: CLOSED
Tuesday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM


2019 Closure Dates

  • Rutgers Spring Break: March 16, 2019 - March 24, 2019
  • Entire Month of August 2019
  • September 1, 2019 - September 16, 2019 (except by prior arrangement)
  • Thanksgiving Break: November 25, 2019 - November 30, 2019
  • Rutger Winter Break: December 21, 2019 - January 20, 2020

Holiday Schedule

The museum will be closed on Martin Luther King Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, and during the weeks of Rutgers Spring and Winter Breaks, Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's.

Schedule a Tour


Looking for a field trip for your school or an outing for your group? How about a guided tour of the Rutgers Geology Museum? Tours can be book through out the year for any group of 10 or more people. Visit our tour information page for more details.

Quick Links

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