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Ruth Hall Museum of Paleontology

Visit the museum and watch fossil discovery right before your eyes. In 1985 a huge, 8-ton block of plaster-encased dinosaur bones was hoisted by crane onto the back of a flatbed truck and moved to the main campus of Ghost Ranch. The museum was built around it. Their resident paleontologist, Alex Downs, is currently at work on a large block taken from the quarry on Ghost Ranch where Coelophysis was discovered in 1947.


1708 Highway 84, Abiquiu, NM 87510
Mon-Sat: 9:00am-5:00pm • Sun: 1:00pm-5:00pm
Also at:
Florence Hawley Ellis Museum of Anthropology, Ghost Ranch Education & Retreat Center, Ghost Ranch Tours & Activities
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