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PRI's Museum of the Earth was established in 2003 to provide visitors with a unique opportunity to explore our world through a mix of natural history displays, interactive science features, and art exhibitions. The museum's 8,000-square-foot...more
All reviewsall ageswhale skeletonhands on activitiesfossil collectionsubject matterpre teensdifferent periodsnatural historyplan on spendingtwo hoursolder kidsgreat for kidson displaysmall citynice gift shopcouple of hoursquick visit
We stopped by on a whim and were pleasently surprised. Museum is small but interesting. The rooms are organized by time period and have some interesting facts that neither myself nor my husband had know before.
The museum is well worth your time: nice displays relating to everything from precambrian to mammals. It should take about 90 minutes, depending on how much your kids like fossils (or, in my case, how much Dad does). The display letting museum-goers watch the professional...More
This local Museum is very special. It is totally dedicated to explaining the prehistory and geology of the Finger Lakes Region. It manages to do this with very few bells and whistles because it has a very special number of specimens in its collection. Having...More
I am an evolutionary biologist and have visited countless museums dealing with this broad subject matter. The MotE does a good job that is typical of the area and has a high density of excellent quality fossils and casts and a good treatment of the...More
Stopped here with my brother and both our families during a visit to the area. We HAD to have this place on the list because our four year old is a dino-fanatic! He talked with the man in the booth about how he goes about...More
Kids will love this place. We were a group of adults (20 -50 somethings) and we still found it fascinating. We stopped and talked to the man in the prep area and learned a lot about the museum and how they get the specimens. The...More
We visited this site on our way home to Pennsylvania after a week-long trip to Ottawa and the Rochester-Buffalo-Canandaigua area. We love natural history and science and enjoy learning about our world. Unfortunately, the displays in this museum in general included too much bias for...More
I visited with my 11 year old granddaughter during the February Break Teacher Appreciation Week. I was there for the first time, she had been with a school trip as well as with her family. My admission was free...and she was half price...a definite bargain....More
We went on the last day of Darwin Week and were impressed with the number of volunteers and activities for all. We saw living tardigrades and you can't find those just anywhere. Well organized, the exhibits give the behind the scenes stories of what is...More