Colburn Earth Science Museum

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The History of Mining in North Carolina is an entertaining and educational exhibit that will take the visitor from the earliest mining in the state through present day mines and minerals. Exhibits include: Mineral Collection, Gem Collection, Crystals, Fluorescent Minerals, Man and Minerals, Fossil Collection and Archival and Reference Library.

2 South Pack Square
Asheville, NC 28802

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Hours of Operation: Tuesday—Saturday, 10:00am – 5:00pm; Sunday, 1:00pm – 5:00pm; Closed Monday


Friends of Mountain History  |  2140 Emmas Grove Road, Fairview, NC 28730  |  828.712.8687