Museum of the Earth


ADDRESS: 1259 Trumansburg Road Ithaca, NY 14850

The Paleontological Research Institution (PRI) is a natural history museum located in Ithaca, New York. Founded in 1932, PRI has outstanding programs in research, collections, publications, and public outreach. The Institution cares for a collection of 2-3 million specimens (one of the 10 largests in the U.S.), and publishes the oldest paleontological journal in the Western Hemisphere (Bulletins of American Paleontology, begun in 1895). In 2003 PRI opened the Museum of the Earth on its campus on Ithaca's West Hill, overlooking Cayuga Lake. The Museum is an 18,000-square-foot education and exhibit facility whose exhibits and programs cover the entire spectrum of the history of the Earth and its life, with a particular focus on the Northeastern United States.

Events at Museum of the Earth

Sun Jan 10th 2016 - Sun Dec 11th 2016 repeats monthly.
Categories: Museums

Did you or your kids find a funny looking rock?

Sat May 7th, 2016
Categories: Galleries, Museums

Free admission to the Museum of the Earth

Sun May 8th, 2016
Categories: Galleries, Museums

Free admission for Mothers!

Thu May 12th, 2016

An evening with world-renowned paleoartist Terry Chase

Thu Oct 15th - Sun May 15th, 2016
Categories: Museums

a peek into paleoart from the Smithsonian Institution

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