Colburn Earth Science Museum

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Colburn Earth Science Museum


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  • Hours - Tuesday – Saturday 10 am-5 pm; Sunday 1-5 pm. Sunday


  • 2 South Pack Square, Suite CESM

    Asheville,   NC   28801


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.

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2 South Pack Square
Asheville NC 28801


Latitude: 35° 35' 39.84" / Longitude: -82° 33' 4.6794"

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