The Beneski Museum of Natural History is one of New England’s largest natural history museums, featuring three floors of exhibits with more than 1,700 specimens on display, and tens of thousands of specimens available for use by scholars and researchers from across campus and around the world.
Step inside the museum and you’ll find:
- Dramatic displays of fossil skeletons, from fish to dinosaurs to Ice Age megafauna
- An extraordinary collection of dinosaur footprints
- Geological specimens and immersive exhibits that tell the history of the local landscape through geologic time, including when dinosaurs inhabited the area
- Mineral specimens from around the world and meteorites from beyond Earth
Hours, Admission & Access
- Tuesday - Friday, 10AM - 4PM
- Saturday - Sunday, 10AM - 5PM
Admission is always free of charge.