Street Address
East Main Street
Radford, VA 24142
Mailing Address
Radford University
Campus Box 6939
Radford, VA 24141
phone: 540-831-1171
fax: 540-831-5732
e-mail: slenhart@radford.edu
web: www.radford.edu/mes
Hours
The Museum of the Earth Sciences is open while Radford University is in session. It is closed when Radford University is closed.
Monday, Wednesday11 AM - 2 PM
Thursday2 PM - 5 PM
1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month --- 10:00a.m. to Noon
Admissions
Free
Groups are welcome at MES, and arrangements may be made to conveniently accommodate groups outside the museum's normal hours of operation. Contact MES for more information and to make arrangements for your group's visit.
Staff
Dr. Stephen W. Lenhart, Executive Director
phone: 540-831-1171

Description

The MES will continue to grow as a regional teaching resource for all students and faculty in the earth sciences. Expansion of space will be desired.

History

Opened in January 2007 as a teaching museum for classes in geology at Radford University. It is now a community resource for public and private schools. Nearly 3,000 students per year visit the museum as a supplement to their class instruction.

Artifacts Collections

Collections are of rocks, minerals, gemstones and fossils.

Research Collections

None, MES is a teaching museum, not a research museum.

Educational Programs

Monthly Public Lecture Series: Day of Science (public school program)

    Facilities

    Auditoriums

    Lecture Halls

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars

    Appointment required: No

    ADA

    Wheelchair Accessible

    Parking

    Restrooms