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Museum of the Earth

Explore Earth and its prehistoric past—from the tiniest trilobite to the mighty mastodon— through engaging displays, hands-on features, stunning fossils, and science-inspired art.

Unearth and take home your own fossils from Fossil Lab.

Marvel at the Hyde Park Mastodon, one of the most complete mastodon skeletons ever found, and the 44-foot Right Whale #2030.

Watch paleontologists uncover dinosaur bones and other exciting fossils in Prep Lab.

Journey 540 million years back in time with the 500-foot mural Rock of Ages, Sands of Time.

Continue your journey from the past into the future with temporary exhibitions, lectures, family-friendly programs, and more!

The Museum of the Earth is an educational program of the Paleontological Research Institution. Learn more about its world-renowned collection here.  When in Ithaca, please also visit our Cayuga Nature Center, a nature experience of PRI and its Museum of the Earth.

On Permanent View:

Animals of the Cayuga Nature Center

Glacier Exhibit

Right Whale #2030

Rock of Ages, Sands of Time

A Journey Through Time

Coral Reef Aquaria

Discovery Labs

Hyde Park Mastodon

1259 Trumansburg Road, Ithaca, New York 14850

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