Alabama Museum of Natural
Smith Hall, University of Alabama
Box 870340, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487
Museum of Minerals at
421 N. Woodland Blvd., Unit 8403,
- Phone: 904.822.7330
- World wide collection,
and Fluorescent display
Museum of Natural History
University of Florida - Powell
SW 34th Street and Hull Road
PO Box 112710
Gainesville FL 32611-2710
- Phone: 352-846-2000
- Monday - Saturday 10 am -
& Holidays 1 pm - 5 pm, Closed Thanksgiving & Christmas
- Admission is free
- Powell Hall is located
of S.W. 34th Street and Hull Road on the western edge of campus in the
University of Florida Cultural Plaza. From U.S. 441, travel west
on State Road 24 (Archer Road). Turn north (right) on State Road 121
34th Street). At the third traffic signal, turn east (right) on Hull
and travel 1/4 of a mile. The entrance to the University of Florida
Plaza is on the south (right) side of Hull Road.
|Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science
Tellus: Northwest Georgia
Science Museum will open in Cartersville, GA in 2008. When
completed, Tellus will occupy more than 125,000 square feet and feature
galleries devoted to minerals, fossils, transportation technology, and
hands-on science experiences. Tellus will also house the only fully
digital planetarium in North Georgia regularly open to the public.
Tellus will unite under one roof the
highly respected collections and programs of the Weinman Mineral
Museum and the widely acclaimed science programs of the Resource
Georgia Interstate 75 to Exit 293 (Highway 411). If arriving
I-75 North, turn left off of the exit; if arriving by I-75 South, turn
right. Turn left on Mineral Museum Drive (beside the Holiday
The museum will be the next building on the left.Michelle Pate
Weinman Mineral Gallery - will showcase one of the largest and
most comprehensive collections in the Southeast, drawing from more than 4,000
rocks, gems, and minerals.
- The Fossil
Gallery - will showcase a 40-foot Tyrannosaurus rex along with
other dinosaurs and fossils that will allow visitors to trace the history
of life on Earth.
- My Big
Back Yard - will
offer hands-on science exhibits introducing concepts from the physical and
life sciences through backyard science experiences.
Transportation Gallery - will allow visitors to relive major
developments in science and technology related to automobiles, aircrafts, and
- A 120-seat Digital
Planetarium featuring a variety of astronomy programs, stargazing
events, and family activities.
Hall - At the center of the Great Hall will be a 75-foot long
Tellus: Northwest Georgia Science
100 Tellus Dr.
P.O. Box 3663
Cartersville, GA 30120
of Georgia Museum of Natural History
East Campus Drive, University of
Athens, GA. 30602
Building, Emory University
1557 Pierce Dr., Atlanta, GA.
- (4 Cases of minerals in
Downtown Atlanta, GA.
- (Approx. 25 cases of
205. N. Walker St. Marion, KY
- Telephone: 1-270-965-4263
- The collection is
of fluorite crystal specimens from the CAVE-IN-ROCK, ILLINOIS DISTRICT.
Kentucky University Geology Department Hallway
Bowling Green, KY 42101
- Anytime the building is
- Minerals & Fossils in
120 N. Main, Greenville, KY 42345
- Phone: 800-844-3100
& LAPIDARY MUSEUM OF HENDERSON COUNTY, INC.
400 North Main Street,
Colburn Gem & Mineral Museum
2 South Pack Square, Asheville,
Phone: (828)254-7162 Fax:
- Mineral Collection: The
collection includes some 4,500 specimens from North Carolina and around
- Gem Collection: Includes
gemstones from North Carolina and around the world.
North Carolina Minerals:
a sampling of the over 350 minerals found in North Carolina as well as
gems, ores, and historic mining photographs.
Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences
The Museum is located on
Plaza in downtown Raleigh between the Capitol and the Legislature
at the corner of Jones and Salisbury streets.
- The new North Carolina
Sciences opened its doors to the public Friday, April 7, 2000.
floors of exhibits include four great whales, the world's only
and Willo, the dinosaur with a heart!
- The North Carolina Museum
geology collection numbers approximately 7,500 mostly North Carolina
Gem and Mineral Museum
The Gem and Mineral Society of Franklin, NC
- Located on Phillips Street, behind Rankin
Square, in downtown Franklin
- The museum is open May 1 through October
- Monday through Saturday - 12 Noon to 4
- November 1 through April 30
- Open only on Saturdays - Noon to 4
- Telephone: 828.369.7831
- FREE ADMISSION
- Always open by request!
of North Carolina Minerals
79 Parkway Rd., (Blue Ridge
Milepost 331), Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
- Phone: 828-765-2761.
- Hours: Sun-Sat 9-5.
- Specializing in North
Year round. New Exhibits and renovations in 2002.
Science Center of Greensboro
4301 Lawndale Dr., Greensboro, NC
- tel: (336) 288-3769
fax: (336) 288-0545
- Hours: Monday -
Saturday 9:00 AM
- 5:00PM, Sunday 12:30 PM - 5:00 PM
- Admission: Adults $
and under) $ 5.00, Seniors(65 and older) $ 5.00
- The Center is accessible
I-40, and I-85. The facility offers plenty of free parking, an indoor
for lunch and is handicap accessible. Adjacent to Country Park, the
also offers outdoor picnic facilities, a modern playground, two small
and nature trails.
- (Minerals & Fossils)
Museum of Natural History
1500 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia,
- Phone: 704-866-6900
- Hours: M-Sat 9-5, Sun. 1-5
Campbell Geology Museum at Clemson University
Clemson, South Carolina 29634
- Where you can explore the
many facets of
the earth! See dazzling minerals, fossilized remnants of plants
animals, buried in rock for millions of years, alien rocks from space,
minerals that glow in the dark, even samples you can touch.
- Tours: Schools,
clubs and organizations may schedule group tours on Tuesday - Friday
to begin anytime between 8:30 and 11:30 am. To arrange a tour, please
the CU Visitor's Center at 864-656-4789.
The museum is located in the South Carolina Botanical Garden on Clemson
Museum, University of South Carolina
Bull & Pendleton Sts.,
- Home of the Laurence L.
- (803) 777-7251
New Hours: Tuesday - Friday, 9 am - 4 pm,
Sunday 1 - 5 pm, open till 7 pm on Thursdays
- ADMISSIONS: Admission is
to the public.
PARKING: Metered parking is
on levels 1 and 2 of the Pendleton Street Parking Garage (enter from
3050 Central Ave., Memphis, TN
H. McClung Museum
University of Tenessee
1327 Circle Park, Knoxville, TN.
- TELEPHONE: (865) 974-2144
FAX: (865) 974-3827
- The Museum is OPEN:
9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday: 1:00 to 5:00 pm
- The Museum is CLOSED: New
Year's Day, Fourth
of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
- Admission to the McClung
Museum is always
- (Tennessee Geology)
James Madison University Mineral Museum
James Madison University
Harrisonburg, VA. 22807
Located on the top floor of
The museum features 500 crystals
gemstones from around the world.
The collection is composed of the
- Systematic Collection
-arranged by chemistry
- Locality Collections
Va. and Elmwood,
- Minerals of Virginia
- Large Specimen Display
- Fluorescent Display
Museum of Natural History
University of Virginia
104 Emmet St., Charlottesville,
Tech Geological Sciences Museum
Derring Hall, Virginia Tech.
Blacksburg, VA 24061