EMS Museum and Art Gallery extends hours for Ohio State, other football games

September 28, 2018

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Earth and Mineral Sciences 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. for afternoon games and from 2-4 p.m. for evening games.

Admission to the museum and art gallery is free and open to the public. The museum and gallery will be open from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday ahead of Penn State's matchup against Ohio State.

The museum has exhibits featuring minerals, rocks, fossils, mining lamps, an interactive exhibit on topography using shapeable sand, a large 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 September 28, 2018