Latest news and announcements from the Rice Northwest Rock and Mineral Museum.

Woodland Management

The Rice Museum of Rocks and Minerals is looking for 2-5 regular volunteers to help maintain our grounds and trail system. Help to keep the museum grounds clean, safe, and inviting for visitors. Tasks would include regularly walking the trails, trimming blackberry and grasses as needed, and other tasks to keep the museum trails clean, safe, and …

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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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