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Latest news and announcements from the Rice Northwest Rock and Mineral 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!

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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Mineral photographer Jeff Scovil at the Rice Museum

Mineral Photographer Jeff Scovil Visits Museum for Mineral Glamor Shots

Famed mineral photographer Jeff Scovil dropped by the museum recently to shoot pictures of some of our top specimens, as well as “glamor shots” for regional collectors. The Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks and Minerals is sponsoring six-pages featuring the best of the museum’s collection in a supplement to the The Mineralogical Record, to be …

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