Thursday, April 26, 2012



Explore the Rutgers University Geology Museum. The museum is free and open to the public & offers exhibits, scavenger hunts and tours and programs. The museum Self-service scavenger hunts for different ages are always available. Tours can be scheduled. Click here for more information on special events at the museum.

Late Nights at the Museum on the first Wednesday of each month feature activity stations for children and adults from 4-8 PM.

Exhibits include a dinosaur track way, a mounted mastodon, a 2400-year-old mummy, rocks and minerals from New Jersey and around the world, and fluorescent minerals. (For more information, click on the links.)

On the third Saturday of every month the Geology Museum provides free tours to prearranged groups of 10 to 50 people. Guests of all ages learn about dinosaurs, geology, the Ice Age, mastodons, mummies, and minerals with special attention given to New Jersey-based exhibits. Tours must be booked at least two weeks in advance.