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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

Sat, Apr 17, 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

Sun, Apr 18, 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

Mon, Apr 19, 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, Apr 24, 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

Sun, Apr 25, 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

Mon, Apr 12, 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

Sun, Apr 11, 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, Apr 10, 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

Dino EggStravaganza: Bingo Hunt

Mon, Apr 5, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm

A change-up from years past, the new Dino EggStravaganza: Bingo Hunt will be a socially distant...

Museum of the Earth

Included with admission to the Museum

Dino EggStravaganza: Bingo Hunt

Sun, Apr 4, 2021 10:00am to 5:00pm

A change-up from years past, the new Dino EggStravaganza: Bingo Hunt will be a socially distant...

Museum of the Earth

Included with admission to the Museum

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