Fossil Room

fossil turritella shell
Casts of skulls
fossil mastodon molar
Petrified wood displays
fossil worm tubes
Fossil bones and sculpture
fossil pelecypod shell and sand dollar
cave bear tooth
fossil hippopotamus teeth
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Turritella shell

Many varieties of plant, marine and wildlife fossils are on view in the Fossil Room.

  • The room is also home to one of the best petrified wood displays in New Jersey, with several cut and polished slabs nearly four feet in diameter.
  • Other highlights include fossil fish, a wide variety of fossil shells (ammonites, belemnites, brachiopods, and more), dinosaur eggs, worm tubes, and fossil teeth of such animals as camels, cave bears, mastodons, and rhinoceroses.