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Museum Reopens for Fall Semester August 29

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Storied Stone

This small exhibit was inspired by Nicholas Pearson’s The Seven Archetypal Stones, which explores some of the lessons—geological, historic, cultural, and spiritual—of the mineral world. Our small display and guided walk through the museum’s collections tell a few stories about these seven captivating stones.

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Aquatic Gems

A small exhibit featuring some perspectives on H2O.  Robert Sitler (Professor, Modern Languages) provides a videographic tour of a variety of sites in our watershed; Kirsten Work (Professor, Biology) offers a study of spring snails.

Museum Hours

Summer

Special events in June.

Closed to visitors in July.

Museum reopens for Fall Semester August 29.

Staff may be reached by email (gillespiemuseum@stetson.edu) or phone, 386.822.7330.

Admissions

Walk-in Visitors

  • No admissions fee. Donations support educational programming.

Educational Programs (Classes K-12, scouts, home school groups, etc.)

  • Students: $2.50
  • Teachers/Chaperones: No charge

Dates at a Glance

Fall 2017

September 23 - Science Saturday, Smithsonian Museum Day

October 19 - Opening, Florida Formations

October 26 - Science Cafe, Gallery Talk: Florida Formations

October 28 - Science Saturday, Mostly Green Halloween

November 4 - Science Saturday, Founders/Keepers Day and Homecoming Open House

November 9 - Science Cafe, Sea Level: Past, Present, and Future Change

Summer 2017

June 16 - Family Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

June 21 - Wildflower Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon

June 23 - Family Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

June 28 - Wildflower Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon

Spring 2017

February 2 - Science Cafe, An Environmental Tale of Three Continents

February 7 - Opening, Storied Stone

February 11 - Science Saturday, We LOVE Rocks & Minerals

March 23 - Science Cafe, To Sleep Perchance To Remember

March 25 - Science Saturday, Space Rocks Physics Extravaganza

April 20 - Science Cafe, Pollinator Project at the Volusia Sandhill

April 21 - Earth Fair, Sage Hall lawn, 1-4 p.m.

April 28 - Arbor Day Celebration, Museum Grounds, 2-3:30 p.m.

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