It’s that time again–May’s Birthstone Day is today, May 2. That means free admission for May babies with ID!
May’s birthstone is emerald. This gorgeous green stone is part of the beryl family. It’s characteristic color comes from the element chromium. The museum has a giant, 88-lb. emerald on display that visitors can touch–don’t miss it on today’s Birthstone Day!
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