The Rice Northwest Rock and Mineral Museum hosts a wide variety of events, festivals, workshops, and classes at the museum.

This is an archive of events and activities at the Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals.

Collector’s Edge at the Rice Museum

The Museum to excited to host Collector’s Edge Minerals for a special pop-up shopping event on Saturday, November 5. Free with general admission, this event will be your opportunity to view and purchase museum-quality fine minerals. Mineral collectors recognize Collector’s Edge Minerals, Inc. of Golden, Colorado, as one of the world’s premier sources for exquisite, collector-quality …

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Mystery Mineral Day (September 10th)

MAKE A RESERVATION Mark your calendars for the return of Mystery Mineral Day, scheduled for Saturday, September 10th, 2022 in the Northwest Gallery. The always-anticipated event runs from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Every year, the Museum organizes a panel of experts in the fields of rock & mineral identification, fossil study, and meteorite analysis. We bring together experts from …

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Special Kids Tour (June 5)

REGISTER NOW Join us on Sunday, June 5 at 10: 30 for a FREE guided tour and reading from local children’s author and illustrator Audrey Sauble. Audrey will be reading from her book, Can a Rock Grow. This nonfiction book explores different rock shapes while explaining how rocks change over time.  After the reading, museum staff will guide you through the Museum.  This …

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Volunteer-Rock Garden Planting Day (March 24)

Volunteer Rock Garden Planting Event: Thursday, March 24th, 2022. 10:00am-12:00pm. This volunteer opportunity is an event with multiple volunteers working with the museum to replant our rock garden with native plants, grasses, and shrubs. If we have an abundance of volunteers we will work on the rock garden project and other landscaping projects to help …

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