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Museum of the Earth

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Experience the natural history of New York State through exhibits called "Beneath an Ancient Sea," "Where Dinosaurs Walked," and "A World Carved by Ice." Whale and mastodon skeletons, along with audiovisual theater presentations, help prepare museumgoers for hands-on labs featuring fossils, dinosaurs, and ice. The on-site Paleontological Research Institution runs the museum.

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  • Address: 1259 Trumansburg Rd., /Rte. 96 Ithaca, NY 14850 | Map It
  • Phone: 607/273–6623
  • Cost: $8
  • Hours: Late May–early Sept. Mon.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 11–5; early Sept.–late May, Mon. and Thurs.–Sat. 10–5, Sun. 11–5.
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  • Location: Ithaca

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