Museum of Geology
The Museum of Geology consists of two distinct but interrelated components:
- The Museum of Geology (public museum): housed on the third floor of O’Harra Hall (the main administrative building for the School of Mines campus), and
- The James E. Martin Paleontology Research Lab (MPRL): a newly-constructed facility that houses the research and collections component of the Museum of Geology. See Campus Map.
Museum of Geology Exhibits & Programs
Exhibits, teacher resources, paleontology club, field clubs and other programs.
James E. Martin Paleontology Research Lab
33,000 sq. ft. laboratory research and collections facility.
Visit the Museum
Hours of operation, directions, tour information, exhibits, family friendly events and gift shop. We invite you to visit if you are in the area. Admission is free and donations gratefully accepted.
Many of the collections belonging to the
museum are of significant interest to researchers and scholars. The Museum is also a popular tourist stop and community resource, introducing
kids and adults to a fascinating world of geology and paleontology.