Please note that Museum of the Earth will be closed on Thursday, November 22 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.
The Museum will reopen on Friday at 10:00 a.m.
Friday, November 23: 11:30 a.m and 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 24: 11:00 a.m.
Mineral ID Day-
Sunday, November 25 at 12:00 p.m.
Have a mineral and not a fossil? No problem. The museum's long-time volunteer, Eniko Farkas, a geologist and member of the Cayuga Gem and Mineral Club, helps identify your mystifying Mineral. For more information on the Museum of the Earth please view our website: www.museumoftheearth.org.
PRI and its Museum of the Earth is located in Ithaca, NY, and was founded in 1932 by Gilbert Harris, professor of geology at Cornell University, to house his collection and library, the Institution has gone through several expansions, most recently with the creation of the Museum of the Earth. The Museum contains 8000 square feet of permanent exhibits, telling the history of life on Earth through the geological record of the Northeastern U.S. Unique elements include the skeletons of the Hyde Park Mastodon and Right Whale #2030 and the 544 square foot mural, Rock of Ages Sands of Time.