Take a Walk Through Time at the Tate! For everyone interested in dinosaurs (and who isn’t?) and the wonders of Earth’s geologic past, the Tate Geological Museum should not be missed. Founded in 1980 through a gift from Marion and Inez Tate, the Tate Geological Museum houses a collection of more than 3,000 fossil and mineral specimens encompassing earth science, mineralogy and paleontology. The dedicated museum staff is always on hand to guide you through the museum, help identify items you may have discovered while hiking in the area, and to make your experience of the museum both pleasant and memorable. For the kids, the museum offers the Dino Den, an intriguing place for them to play while learning. It features coloring, puzzles, a game that will teach them to identify minerals, fossil rubbings, fossil castings that they can touch, as well as Dino-themed toys for all ages. Visitors and locals shouldn't miss the chance to Take A Walk Through Time at this fascinating muserum. Visit the Tate Museum Online for more information.