Tate Geological Museum

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.

We are FREE and open to the public.

News and Events:

Save the date: December 14th, 2019, 10am to 2pm

Please join us for our Annual Holiday Open House. This year, visitors can make origami dinosaur ornaments, their very own fossil cast of a tooth or claw and take a photo with Santasaurus. Local children’s Author Casey Rislov will host a children’s story time full of fun and Christmas cheer! The popular Fossil Road Show will be back, so be sure to bring your mysterious rocks and fossils for identification. As always, there will be treats, games, and delicious hot coffee and tea provided by P. Hawk Coffee Roasters. A merry time will be had by all!

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All members receive the bi-monthly newsletter, the Tate Museum Geological Times, a 10% discount at the museum gift shop, exclusive access for birthday parties and invitations to Members’ Only events and field outings. Learn more about Tate Membership.

The book sells for $21 in our gift shop. If you can’t visit our gift shop, give us a call. 307-268-2447

Wholesale orders can be made by calling the gift shop or mailing the order form to the museum. Download the Form

“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.

Contact Us

307-268-2447

 
Hours
  • Monday – Friday = 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Saturday and Holidays = 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Sunday = closed

Where is the Tate Geological Museum?

We are located on the Casper College Campus in Casper, Wyoming.

To find us, type in “Tate Geological Museum” and Google Maps  will take you straight to the museum.

If you type in our address,  “125 College Drive”, Google Maps will take you to the center of campus. To get to the museum from there, go south (uphill) from the gym on Lisco Dr. (the campus access road). The Tate Geological Museum will be on the right at the top of campus. You should pass 2 other buildings before you’ll get to the Tate. Look for the life size T. rex statue in front of the museum.

Stop by for a visit!

Thank you to the Blue Envelope Health Fund for generously donating two AEDs to the Tate. One is located at the museum and the other is taken into the field during our many digs, field trips and expeditions. THANK YOU!