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Walls of the Museum: Rocks and Fossils Older Than the Age of Dinosaurs


New York State Museum
222 Madison Ave., 222 Madison Avenue, Empire State Plaza
Albany, NY 12230

42.648581 -73.761161

County: Albany
Region: Upper Hudson


  • September 25, 2021, 1:00PM, Registration required.


Event Type Walk/Hike Description The natural material used to create the exterior walls of the Museum are filled with 365-million-year-old fossils and Llenroc stone. This traditional building stone illuminates New York State’s ancient history. Join State Paleontologist Emeritus Dr. Ed Landing for an educational tour of the outside walls of the Cultural Education Center building. Sponsoring Organization 222 Madison Ave Albany NY 12230

Contact Information


Advance registration required.
Registration is required. Please register at Registered participants should meet outside of the entrance to the Museum Lobby at 1pm.

Additional Information

Participants will walk around the front of the New York State Museum in Albany, NY on the sidewalks to gain a closer look at the rocks that cover the Cultural Education Building, where the Museum is located.
Additional Equipment Required: No.

Event Duration (hours): 1.0 hours
Difficulty: Easy
Not suitable for children under age 12.
Length (miles): .5
Path: One-way
Boots Needed: No

Wheelchair Accessible
Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? Yes
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