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Groundbreaking for the Hall of Geological Wonders: Thursday, February 8, 2007
Projected building completion date: Spring 2008
Projected completion of exhibits and opening date: Spring 2009
Size: 12,000 square feet in three floors of exhibit space, plus exterior exhibits
Cost: Building-$6.7 million; Exhibits-$5 million

Lower Level
Geo Lab
Journey to the Center of the Earth
Mineral Library
Regional Minerals
Fluorescent Minerals, Magma Chamber and Pegmatites
Earth’s Test Kitchen
Meteorites and Extraterrestrial Geology

Main Floor
Introduction and Time Tube
Life to Death to Discovery
The Research Lab
Plate Tectonics
State of California/The San Andreas Fault Projection System
Deep Time and Early Life
The Paleozoic – Adaptations and Innovations
Dinosaur Trackways
Barstow: It’s About Time!
The Petrified Forest
The Tree of Life

Upper Level
Earthquake Science
The Earthquake Experience
Regional Geology
The Cave
Dinos to Birds
Teratorn − Birds in Flight

The Dig Site
The Dirt Lab

“The Museum is the front porch of the region. You’ll not only be able to see what existed in our area thousands to millions of years ago, but will also be able to follow a geological time-path to the present.”

Robert McKernan
San Bernardino County Museum Director


Programs & Events
Family Programs
Scout Programs
School Programs
Museum Youth Club
Branch Museum Sites
Museum Store
Rentals & Weddings
Media Page
Community Partnerships

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