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“Wonderful”

Museum of the Earth
Ranked #14 of 66 things to do in Ithaca
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Owner description: 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 permanent exhibition takes visitors on a journey through 4.5 billion years of history, from the Earth's origin to the present day. Through hands-on, visual exhibitions and outreach, the Museum of the Earth encourages critical thinking about life on Earth in the past and today, and how our species is affecting the natural world.
Reviewed 29 February 2012

Great place to be and see all the wonders theyhad, to bad it was cold so you need to go during more warmer months of the year.

Thank Andy2002
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Reviewed 5 February 2012

There was not a lot of hands on things for kids. Most of the exhibits were at the high school level and too interesting for smaller kids.

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Reviewed 24 January 2012

Large Paleontological collection. Good for young & old

Thank mike2733
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Reviewed 6 January 2012

A fascinating collection of fossils and bones from trilobites to a mastodon. This was a fun Girl Scout trip with a hands-on fossil class. The staff was knowledgeable and friendly. I would enjoy going back for another visit.

Thank Oswegomom
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Reviewed 3 January 2012

I thought this was a great museum. You could easily get through it in an hour or two, or spend the day there. Lots of interesting fossils and facts. Very educational but still fun.

Thank Goodwaterwitch
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