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Museum of the Earth
museum of the earth

Explore Earth and its prehistoric past—from the tiniest trilobite to the mighty mastodon—through engaging displays, hands-on features, stunning fossils, and science-inspired art.

Unearth and take home your own fossils from Fossil Lab. Marvel at the Hyde Park Mastodon, one of the most complete mastodon skeletons ever found, and the 44-foot Right Whale #2030. Watch paleontologists uncover dinosaur bones and other exciting fossils in Prep Lab. Journey 540 million years back in time with the 500-foot mural Rock of Ages, Sands of Time. Continue your journey from the past into the future with special exhibitions, lectures, family-friendly programs, and more!

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  • Summer (Memorial Day - Labor Day):
  • Daily 10am - 5pm
  • Winter (Labor Day - Memorial Day):
  • Thu - Mon 10am - 5pm (closed Tues & Wed)


  • Adult $9
  • Senior (65+) $7
  • College Student (with ID) $7
  • Youth (4-17) $6
  • Child (3 and under) Free
  • Members Free
  • EBT cardholders $1

Contact & Address

Museum of the Earth
1259 Trumansburg Rd (Rt 96)
(607) 273-6623

Event Calendar

Events for Museum of the Earth