Rutgers Geology Museum

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  • Address: 85 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 08901, United States
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Specialty Museums, Social, Arts, Museums

Formerly known as Geological Hall, Rutgers Geology Museum was established in 1872 as a part of the State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick, United States. The State University of New Jersey offers a wide selection of geological items such as fossil collections, minerals, animal skeletons, and also a mummy. You will find a large number of exhibits in the museum displaying the natural history of New Jersey. The prehistoric skulls and mastodon are the best things to see here.

Rutgers Geology Museum focuses on the presentation of anthropologic, geological, paleontological, and mineralogical materials. An Egyptian mummy dating back to 320 or 330 B.C. and fossilized dinosaur tracks are the main attractions here. The displays and information are presented in such a way that kids, as well as adults, find it interesting. It is a good place to understand the natural history of New Jersey.

  • Rutgers Geology Museum Address: 85 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA, 08901, United States
  • Rutgers Geology Museum Timing: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm
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Rutgers Geology Museum Reviews & Ratings

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  • Amazing little museum with a lot of exhibits! And free admission! Worth to visit.

  • Took a group of kids there for a field trip. They had a great time.

  • Small museum 2 floors alot of artifacts to see on 2nd floor. There is a rock room that when u turn lights off the rocks glow in the dark

  • Small, but interesting museum. Kids loved the mummy, dinosaur and glow in the dark rock collection.

  • Great learning, esp for kids. Quizzes and activities keep then engrossed. Well managed by the mgmt onky thibg we missed was the air conditioning in the summer

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