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The museum’s mission is to foster an appreciation of the Earth and its mineral resources through exhibits, educational programming, and the collection and care of specimens. Exhibits include minerals, gems, rocks, fluorescent minerals, and crystals.

Located in Pack Place Education, Arts & Science Center on historic Pack Square in downtown Asheville, the museum is open Tuesday-Sunday. Group discounts are available. Call: 828-254-7162 in Buncombe County or 1-800-935-0204 outside of Buncombe County or e-mail: info@colburnmuseum.org for more information.

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