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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.

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1259 TRUMANSBURG ROAD ITHACA, NY 14850

http://www.museumoftheearth.org/

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.

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Daring to Dig: Women in a American Paleontology

Mon, Aug 2, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm

Museum of the Earth's new, temproary exhibit is on dispaly until Fall 2021. The exhibit explores...

Museum of the Earth

$6-$9

Illustration Club

Mon, Aug 2, 2021 1:30pm

Join us for Illustration Club on Mondays this summer! Each week in our Illustration Club, we...

Museum of the Earth

Included in admission

Journey Through Time Tour

Fri, Aug 6, 2021 11:00am

Join us again as we wander the pages of Earth’s history learning about its ever-changing life,...

Museum of the Earth

Included in admission

Daring to Dig Tour

Fri, Aug 6, 2021 1:30pm

Discover the many ways that women contributed to paleontology through the years. Our tour of the...

Museum of the Earth

Included in admission

Daring to Dig: Women in a American Paleontology

Sat, Aug 7, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm

Museum of the Earth's new, temproary exhibit is on dispaly until Fall 2021. The exhibit explores...

Museum of the Earth

$6-$9
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Daring to Dig: Women in a American Paleontology

Sun, Aug 1, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm

Museum of the Earth's new, temproary exhibit is on dispaly until Fall 2021. The exhibit explores...

Museum of the Earth

$6-$9

Daring to Dig: Women in a American Paleontology

Sat, Jul 31, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm

Museum of the Earth's new, temproary exhibit is on dispaly until Fall 2021. The exhibit explores...

Museum of the Earth

$6-$9

Daring to Dig Tour

Fri, Jul 30, 2021 1:30pm

Discover the many ways that women contributed to paleontology through the years. Our tour of the...

Museum of the Earth

Included in admission

Journey Through Time Tour

Fri, Jul 30, 2021 11:00am

Join us again as we wander the pages of Earth’s history learning about its ever-changing life,...

Museum of the Earth

Included in admission

Illustration Club

Mon, Jul 26, 2021 1:30pm

Join us for Illustration Club on Mondays this summer! Each week in our Illustration Club, we...

Museum of the Earth

Included in admission

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