Museum

New! Summer Hours

New for 2019! Summer hours are effective 6/24/2019-9/1/2019! Summer Hours: Monday- 10:00 AM- 5:00 PM. Tuesday- Closed. Wednesday- 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. Thursday- 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM. Friday- 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM. Saturday- 10:00 AM- 7:00 PM. Sunday- 10:00 AM-5:00 PM. We’ll see you soon!

Rockpile Gets Additions From Oregon Decorative Rock

One of the most popular attractions at our museum is the Rockpile, a regularly-stocked 10×10 area containing agate, jasper, petrified wood, quartz crystals, sunstones, and other collectibles. We try to maintain a regional flavor to the material, but that’s not always easy. Plus, there’s good stuff from other locations that the kids enjoy. So we …

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Volcano Day is Erupting Soon, Should be a Blast

If you’ve always had a fascination for volcanoes and earthquakes, Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals shares your passion. On Saturday, May 11, 2019, we’ve scheduled a full day of events with demonstrations, family activities, and talks by volcanologists from the U.S. Geological Survey Cascades Volcano Observatory. We live in a highly volcanic region …

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