Museum of the Earth, Ithaca

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#5 of 6 in Childrens Museums in Finger Lakes
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  • Well worth the visit with loads of information about the Finger Lakes geology - also a special climate change lecture when we were there- very good!  more »
  • My husband and I went here on a whim because our other plans were rained out. We were very surprised by what we had found! Tons of information all over the museum laying out the different times of ear...  more »
  • Brought the kids 4, 8 and 11. They had fun but it was a quick visit since we were done in under two hours. There were cute little kids costumes and dinasaur toys for little kids. Lots of science readi...  more »
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  • It was a lot smaller than I had anticipated. A lot of the exhibits were casts and not actual fossils. It was still cool to see, but there's not much there
  • I was lucky enough to be able to stop here for the Ithaca Loves Teachers event. My colleague and I really enjoyed ourselves while walking through time. I will definitely visit again and will recommend my students visit as well!
  • A lot of fun for the whole family. Beautiful photos and exhibits.
  • Good fun for a few hours, need to update the video displays however...
  • Really pretty grounds in the summer! Also there is an exhibit of these weird prehistoric dioramas from the Smithsonian in the 50s where they point out all the inaccuracies, so if you're into weird science irony that's worth checking out. I think the exhibits overall need a little updating though.

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