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Museum of the Earth

The Paleontological Research Institution 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.

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.

1259 TRUMANSBURG ROAD ITHACA, NY 14850

Place Type

Museum

Phone

607-273-6623

Hours

Daily: 9am - 5pm

Website

museumoftheearth.org

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Museum in the Dark

10/26/2017

Fossil Mania!

10/14/2017

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