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November 2, 2022

The School of Earth Sciences is once again hosting a Coffee Social Hour for students, staff, and faculty! The Coffee Social Hour is held on Thursdays, 10:00-11:00 am, beginning November 3. On…

October 7, 2022

For Earth Science Week 2022, the Orton Museum has a special scavenger hunt for kids. - Fill out the form (on paper or digitally), and bring the completed form to the DinOStore in the Orton Museum…

October 7, 2022

October 9-15 is Earth Science Week 2022! The Orton Geological Museum is celebrating with a new Digital Exhibit, "Stones with Stories 2022." We will add a new stone, each with a fascinating story,…

April 27, 2022

Looking for something to do this season? Why not go on an adventure through Ohio State's great museums, collections, and archives? The University has a bewildering number of them, with something…

April 21, 2022

In celebration of Earth Day 2022, the Orton Geological Museum and the Ohio Division of Geological Survey are sponsoring a Fossil Tour at the Ohio Statehouse on April 23. Dale Gnidovec (Orton…

March 30, 2022

Once again, the Orton Museum will participate in the Central Ohio Mineral, Fossil, Gem & Jewelry Show. This annual event, sponsored by the Columbus Rock & Mineral Society, is now in its…

October 21, 2021

The Orton Museum will be open on Saturday, October 23, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. for Parent and Family Weekend. Saturday’s football game will be an away game, so plenty of parking should be available on…

October 11, 2021

Celebrate Earth Science Week with a public tour of the Ohio Statehouse. October 13, 2021 is National Fossil Day.

Event: Statehouse Tour, Wednesday, October 13, 12:00 noon-1:00 p.m.

October 8, 2021

"Stones with Stories," a New Digital Exhibition

Earth Science Week 2021 has passed, but you can still enjoy the special Digital Exhibit we prepared in celebration of Earth Science Week and…