The mission of the Tate Geological Museum at Casper College is to provide educational resources to the community, researchers and visitors. Our position as a regional Earth Science Education Center is maintained by exhibits, educational programs, active collecting and collections preservation.
News and Events
A Mammoth Announcement!
This just in! Dee the Mammoth is the second most popular artifact in the State of Wyoming, as voted by you, the public! The Wyoming State Historical Society hosted a contest to determine what the most significant historical objects in the state were, and Dee was one of the winners. THANK YOU to everyone who voted!
Holiday Open House
Join us on December 12th from 10am to 2pm for our annual Holiday Open House! Come hunt for your very own shark teeth, bring in your rocks and fossils for identification, have your face painted, make a cool dinosaur ornament, drink some coffee or tea from P. Hawks Coffee Roasters and have a sweet treat. All jewelry in the store will be 10% off (that’s 20% for members!) and the Geology Club will host a bake sale to raise funds for their activities. Best of all, you can meet Santasaurus and have your picture taken with the jolliest dinosaur of them all!
Coffee, Tea and Dee!
Join us for FREE cup of coffee or tea provided by P. Hawk Coffee Roasters and start your day off right. P. Hawk's developed a special blend "Pleistocene Epoch Coffee- Mammuthus columbi" which is always available as well as a variety of delicious rooibos teas.
- Wednesday, November 18
- Wednesday, December 9
- Wednesday, January 20
All members to the Tate Museum receive the bi-monthly Tate Museum newsletter, Tate Museum Geological Times, and a membership gift card that is good for a 10% discount at the museum gift shop during their membership. Learn more about Tate Membership.
"Dee and the Mammoth"
by Gene Gagliano, illustrated by Zak Pullen.
"Dee and the Mammoth" is a children's book written by Gene Gagliano of Buffalo, WY, and illustrated by Zak Pullen of Casper. It is inspired by the discovery of Dee the Mammoth, but in this story, Dee is a little girl who tells a story about a mammoth through letters from her dad who is working on a mammoth dig. The book also includes a DVD which features an audio version of the book, and a documentary film about the Tate Museum's Dee the Mammoth.