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.
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.
Tuesday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
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Blast Off! at the Hendersonville Public Library Blast off into outer space and view the night sky with our StarLab technology. Learn about the stars and constellations and their importance in different ancient cultures. Maximum capacity: 30 people Age range: 5yrs-11yrs old Please contact the Children’s Department of the Hendersonville Public Library to register. Program...