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Veterans and Active Military receive FREE admission Veteran’s Day

To honor those who have or are serving in our nation’s military, the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks an Minerals will admit all veterans and active military free of charge on Veteran’s Day (Friday, November 11, 2016).  We thank all the brave men and women who serve our country to preserve the freedoms we enjoy. …

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Join us at Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show this weekend, October 7 – 9, 2016

Come see us this weekend at the Portland Regional Gem and Mineral Show, October 8-9, 2016. This is the largest rock, gem, mineral, and fossil show in the Portland area, with 45 dealers and 80 educational exhibits including a beautiful petrified wood display from the Rice NW Museum collection. And Museum executive director Julian Gray, …

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We’re Hiring! Museum Educator Position Available

Will you be our new Educator? In this position, you’ll give on-site museum tours to school groups and travel to classrooms and camps to deliver dynamic presentations. You will also have the opportunity to develop new outreach education modules and programs. Learn more about this job and submit a cover letter and resume through our posting on Indeed.com, …

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We Did It!

Thanks to you, we smashed our goal to #rockthemuseum and meet Gene Meieran’s $6000 matching challenge for technology upgrades. As of July 31, your donations totaled an amazing $10,335. Dr. Meieran’s match puts our total fundraising up to $16,335! It’s time for our museum’s technology infrastructure to enter the 21st century. Your generous gifts have …

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