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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- Fossil Find
Apr 18, 2015

Come explore the ancient artifacts of our world. Learn about the art of dino digging and create your own foss...

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NC Science Festival Event!
Apr 19, 2015

Downtown Asheville Geology Walk Asheville is known for its amazing culture and unique personality. This creativity also shines within the city’s walls. Come take a tour with us through downtown Asheville to see some of the extraordinary structures we have created within some of Earth’s natural gifts. Walks will be weather permitting and free to...

Earth Day
Apr 22, 2015

Celebrate our Earth and enjoy 1/2 off admission for everyone all...