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Located in Pack Place, the heart of Asheville’s thriving downtown cultural area, Colburn Earth Science Museum ignites imagination, enhances science capability, and unlocks innovation. For more than 50 years, the Colburn Museum has fostered an appreciation for the Earth and its resources and environments through its exhibits, educational programming, and the care of its collection. A stunning gem and mineral collection, permanent and rotating exhibits, and a warm and professional staff make each visit a new learning experience.


ANNOUNCEMENTS

Welcome to our new website! If you have any questions, please call the Colburn directly at (828) 254-7162 or email to info@colburnmuseum.org.

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2 South Pack Square
in Pack Place
Asheville, North Carolina 28801*

HOURS

Tuesday – Saturday        10 am – 5 pm
Sunday                           1 pm – 5 pm
Monday                           Closed

ADMISSIONS

Adults                                     $5.00
Military, Students & Seniors     $4.00
Children Over 6                        $4.00
Children 6 and under                  Free

EVENTS

Thanksgiving Day- Museum closed
Nov 27, 2014

Our museum will be closed for Thanksgiving so staff can enjoy the holiday with their...

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Planetarium Show- The Winter Sky
Dec 6, 2014

Blast off into outer space and explore the constellations of the winter sky. Learn about the mythological creatures that live among the stars and their stories. Shows last about an hour. Limited availability. Note: Those sensitive to the dark or claustrophobic please take caution. Shows at 11:30am...

Super Science Saturdays- Natural Beauty
Dec 20, 2014

Create your own beautiful ornament with items Mother Nature has provided. Back by popul...