An Asheville institution for more than 50 years, Colburn Earth Science Museum houses an extraordinary gem and mineral collection which has garnered world-wide acclaim. Gems and minerals from across the globe are featured along with impressive exhibits of North Carolina's rich gem and mineral resources and mining history, meteorology, and climate change, fossils, plate tectonics, and more. Intentionally affordable stones and minerals, fossils, and jewelry are available in the gift shop. Child-friendly atmosphere. Groups welcome.
Welcome to the 3rd annual Under the Stars benefit for the Colburn Earth Science Museum. The price of admission will get you dinner and drinks, as well … more
Join us for a free event at the Colburn Museum on Friday, June 3rd. Come in, grab a beer, tour the museum, and settle in for a great presentation by … more
Join us at the Colburn Museum for a free lecture on Friday June 24th. Come in, grab a beer courtesy of Asheville Brewing Company, and settle in for a … more