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I went here originally because I was told there are experts in geology available that could identify a couple of rocks and small fossils I picked up in Europe last year. They people there were helpful, and the exhibits of the geological history of Wisconsin...More
What a neat experience. I've always loved learning about science and whatnot, this place brought out my inner nerd. Lots of fun info to learn, especially about the history of wisconsin and how it was shaped geologically over time. The gift shop has a lot...More
I've used that title before, because it fits several smaller gems we have in the area. This museum, though small, has an outstanding collection of gems and the geologic timeline of Wisconsin exhibit is well presented and laid out. Sure, it is heavy science at...More
While waiting for the Barlow Planetarium show [around the corner from the Museum in the same building], we took our 7, 9 & 10-year old granddaughters to this Museum.
It's small, so the ticket price is right - $1 for children $3 for adults. There...More
When not able to get out rock collecting, go here. No charge for the rock shop and they have many pieces to choose from. Also, a great selection for young collectors. The gal behind the counter is very well informed, too.
This small museum is a real must see for people not needing hands on activities. Many interesting and educational geological exhibits in a small space. Their collection of semi precious gems was large and well displayed. I would visit again.
This is not normally a place I would be interested in seeing but IT WAS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! The young lady working in the gift shop was incredibly knowledgeable and very friendly working with my daughter and I. There is a small fee to enter the...More