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Formal Exhibits

#1: New! From the Smithsonian Institution, we will feature The Evolving Universe, our finest exhibit yet. Visitors will journey from the here and now of Earth to beyond our galaxy, traveling back through time and out into space.

#2: Glowing ultraviolet minerals in the dimmed Jr. Ballroom presented by the Franklin Mineral Museum. They will also have glowing specimens for sale.

#3: The American Museum of Natural History's Natural Histories: 400 Years of Scientific Illustrations features 50 exquisite poster-size illustrations, published in books between 1500 and 1915. A museum quality presentation!

#4: The return of the modest Smithsonian Institute's The Mask of Lincoln.

#5: Dinosaurs! ...including the adult T-rex skeleton named "Ivan".

#6: Other surprises are being pursued and will be announced when finalized. Our goal is to expand into all sciences, technology, engineering, medicine, and history. Got an idea? Email Lowell on the 'Contact Us' tab.


Other Cool Stuff

#1: Dig for fossils at the PaleoBond booth, sluice for gemstones or crack geodes at the Dinosaurs Rock booth, and test your metal detecting skills at the East Coast Research & Discovery Association booth.

#2: The first 1,500 children will receive a free piece of dinosaur bone from Dinosaurs Rock. Get your treasure over at the gemstone sluice.

#3: Dinosaurs Rock will create a huge 3,000 square foot museum display of dinosaurs and other interesting fossils in the center of the show.

#4: Various NJ and NY mineral, fossil, and lapidary clubs will keep the kids busy with activities and giveaways.

#5: The Physics and Geology departments from Rutgers University will participate with activities and demonstrations.

#6: A separate 20,000 square foot 'Wholesale Only' area open will be open to those in possession of a sales tax / business license.


The NY/NJ Gem and Mineral Show is Presented by Eons Expos, the same team that brings you the Denver Coliseum Show every September and the Tucson 22nd Street Show every January / February.