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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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Pay-What-You-Wish Weekend at Museum of the Earth

Sat, Jan 1, 2022 10am to 5pm

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Pay-What-You-Wish Weekend at Museum of the Earth

Sat, Feb 5, 2022 10am to 5pm

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Pay-What-You-Wish Weekend at Museum of the Earth

Sat, Dec 4, 2021 10am to 5pm

Join Museum of the Earth for Pay-What-You-Wish weekends, sponsored by BorgWarner, on the first...

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Daring to Dig: Women in a American Paleontology

Mon, Nov 29, 2021 10am to 5pm

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, Nov 28, 2021 10am to 5pm

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, Nov 27, 2021 10am to 5pm

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, Nov 22, 2021 10am to 5pm

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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