The Edward M. Ryan Geology Museum contains over 5000 world class mineral and fossil specimens in a user-friendly viewing format.Since the Museum opened in 2004, more than 7000 visitors from all over the world have toured the collection.

Students of all ages marvel at the rare zeolites, the 165 pound octahedral pyrite cluster from Peru, rare trilobites, raptor claws, and many other beautiful specimens. Professor Ryan donated his extensive personal collection to Adams State University in support of the excellent Earth Science program offering.