The Lloyd J. Schmaltz Geology and Mineral Museum displays an impressive collection of rocks, minerals and fossils from Michigan and throughout the world. The Museum includes the Dinosaur Park, an outdoor display of dinosaur replicas from the Mesozoic Era.
- The Kelley Collection of fossil and modern shark teeth
- The James Duncan mineral and agate collections
- A Michigan copper boulder
- An ultraviolet fluorescent display
- Mastodon fossils from Van Buren County, MI
- World-class fossil and mineral specimens
- An interactive augmented reality sandbox
- Seven scale model replicas of dinosaurs including utahraptor, spinosaurus, triceratops, parasaurolophus, stegosaurus, and brachiosaurus.
Visit the museum and dinosaur park
Museum Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except for holidays and university closures). Visitors are asked to be considerate of classes in session in the building. The outdoor rock garden and Dinosaur Park welcome visitors at any time.
Location: The Museum is located on the first floor of Rood Hall. The outdoor Dinosaur Park is located behind Rood Hall and Lee Honors College.
Parking: The closest parking lot is behind Sangren Hall or near the Bernhard Center. Please park at the meters.