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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.


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 This year we are hosting a segment of the NC Science Festival! The North Carolina Science Festival is a multi-day celebration showcasing science and technology. The Festival highlights the educational, cultural and financial impact of science in our state. Through hands-on activities, science talks, lab tours, nature experiences, exhibits and performances, the Festival engages a wide range of public audiences while inspiring future generations. Check out our calendar for a list of our events. Events range from preschool programming to planetarium shows. FREE to the public. Donations accepted.

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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                                                  $6.50
Military, Students & Seniors (62+)       $5.50
Children 6-16                                       $5.50
Children under the age of 6                 Free

EVENTS

Super Science Saturdays- Water Olympics
Apr 4, 2015

Children will compete in a series of activities as they learn all about the wonders of water. Be prepared to get wet! (Weather p...

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NC Science Festival Event!
Apr 10, 2015

We’re kicking off the NC Science Festival with 1/2 off admission to everyone all...

NC Science Festival Event!
Apr 11, 2015

Budding Scientists- Preschool Programming April 11th: Insects       Where: Colburn Classroom Introduce your young explorer to the world of science! The Colburn Museum will be hosting two free programs for toddlers (ages 2-5) on topics in the field of Earth Science. April 11th we will be discovering the tiny lives of insects. Learn...