Colburn Earth Science MuseumOnlineWebsite - www.colburnmuseum.orgHours & SeasonsHours - Tuesday – Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday 1-5 pm. SundayAddress2 South Pack Square, Suite CESMAsheville, NC 28801PhonePrimary - (828) 254-7162 An Asheville institution for more than 50 years, Colburn Earth Science Museum houses an extraordinary gem and mineral collection which has garnered worldwide acclaim. Gems and minerals from across the globe are featured along with impressive exhibits of North Carolina's rich gem and mineral resources and mining history, meteorology, and climate change, fossils, plate tectonics, and more. Intentionally affordable stones and minerals, fossils, and jewelry are available in the gift shop. Child-friendly atmosphere. Groups welcome. TripAdvisorTripAdvisor Traveler RatingBased on 64 reviewsSee all 64 reviews.Write a review.