Street Address
Eastern Mennonite University
1200 Park Road
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
Mailing Address
Harrisonburg, VA 22802
phone: 540-432-4400
e-mail: dossc@emu.edu
web: www.emu.edu/sciencecenter/museum
Hours
several Sundays each month October through March
Admissions
no charge
Staff
Ms. Christine Mast Hill, Education Director
phone: 540-432-4965

Description

The D. Ralph Hostetter Museum of Natural History, was established in 1968. It is available free to the public on select Sundays. It houses more than 6,000 items, including anthropology artifacts; botanical specimens; fossils; marine life; minerals; crystals and gems; rocks, fluorescent rocks and minerals. It also has mounted heads of American and African game mammals; East African birds; Virginia birds, nests and eggs; Virginia and international insects.