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 Dec 20th 2015 - Sun Mar 20th 2016 repeats monthly.
Categories: Museums, Workshops

Learn about Volunteer Opportunities at PRI!

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

Did you or your kids find a funny looking rock?

Mon Feb 15th 2016 - Fri Feb 19th 2016 repeats daily.
Categories: Museums

"Experience a "school field trip!"

Sun Mar 6th 2016 - Sun Feb 5th 2017 repeats monthly.
Categories: Museums

Free Admission at PRI

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

a peek into paleoart from the Smithsonian Institution

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