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The historic Rice Museum houses one of the world’s finest collections of rocks and minerals. With extensive galleries, touchable specimens, and skilled museum hosts we create a layered experience for visitors of all ages. We offer both guided tour programs and unguided group visits. 
Our building capacity allows us to accommodate up to 20 people per group. For groups larger than 20 attendees please contact our Office Manager at to explore custom options.
The Museum has limited accessibility. There is no food on-site, however an outdoor picnic area is available. 

Due to COVID restrictions we can only accommodate groups up to 20 attendees

Questions: Please contact Lena Toney.

Guided Group Tours

During COVID, groups of 20 or less are charged a flat rate depending on group size of $75.
Groups with 36 attendees or more pricing is per person:
Adults: $10.00
Students (K-College): $5.00
Veterans & Active Military: $5.00
Children 4 and under: Free
Guided tour topics include rock and mineral formation, fossilization, geologic time, history of the museum and more! Group tours are available by pre-registration only.

Self-guided Groups

Small groups may come in for unguided visits during normal business hours. Museum staff and volunteers are available to answer questions and point out items of interest throughout the facility.

Rent the Museum for your next event or meeting for a unique experience.

Rice Northwest Museum of Rocks & Minerals
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