Geology Museum Coming to USU Campus

Oct 24, 2013

A new geology museum will open up at Utah State University on Nov. 9. During the grand opening, the museum will host a “Rock and Fossil Day” which will also include other exhibits.

An ancient fossilized fish displayed at the new museum

The museum will feature meteorites, rocks, minerals and fossils which include invertebrates and vertebrates. Some of the highlights in the museum include a 50-million-year-old fish, ore samples from Utah mines, a six-foot clam from the dinosaur age, 500-year-old trilobites and fossilized lightening strikes.

The grand opening will take place in the Geology Building in room 203 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Morgan Pratt is a sophomore at Utah State University seeking a degree in Journalism and Communications.