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Colburn Earth Science Museum, Asheville

Colburn Earth Science Museum - Asheville, North Carolina
Colburn Earth Science Museum
2 South Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801Map
+1 828 254 7162
Neighborhood: Downtown
Overview

North Carolina's mineral fields contain the greatest variety of minerals in the nation. Burnham Standish Colburn was fascinated with these minerals and acquired quite a collection. The retired bank president formed the Southern Appalachian Mineral Society in 1927. Now housed at Pack Place these specimens can be viewed along with other exhibits throughout the year.

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Colburn Earth Science Museum General Information
  • Open Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM, Sunday from 01:00 PM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Science & Technology
  • Credit Cards Accepted: mastercard, discover, amex, visa
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