EMS Museum and Art Gallery extends hours for home football games

October 06, 2016

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) Museum and Art Gallery on the ground floor of the Deike Building at University Park will extend its hours to be open prior to Penn State home football games. The museum and art gallery will be open from 9-11 a.m. Oct. 8 and Nov. 26, and from 2-4 p.m. Oct. 22 and Nov. 5.

The museum has exhibits featuring minerals, rocks, fossils, mining lamps, an interactive exhibit on topography, a large (7 x 13 feet) 3D geology map of Pennsylvania that was created in 1893, a tornado simulator, and other earth science-related topics. The art gallery has paintings and other forms of art on energy-related themes as well as exhibits on coal, oil and gas, and the Marcellus Shale.

For more information, visit ems.psu.edu/museum.

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Last Updated October 06, 2016