Geology Hall

Local nameGeology Hall
LocationNew Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Geology Hall, formerly Geological Hall, also known the Rutgers Geology Museum, is a building located in the historic Queens Campus section of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey's College Avenue Campus in New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States. As part of the Queen's Campus historic district, Geology Hall was included on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. When Rutgers was selected as New Jersey's only land grant college in 1864, the college began to expand its curriculum to include instruction in science and agriculture. Rutgers president William Henry Campbell raised funds to construct a building to accommodate this expansion, and Geology Hall, designed by architect Henry Janeway Hardenbergh, was built in 1872.

At present, the building houses administrative offices and the university's geological museum.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geology_Hall,_New_Brunswick,_New_Jersey

Official Website https://rumaps.rutgers.edu/location/geology-hall

Email lneitzke@rci.rutgers.edu

Phone +1 848 932 7243

Address 85 Somerset St, New Brunswick, NJ 08901, USA

Coordinates 40°29'55.139" N -74°26'48.115" E

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