Stetson University

Gillespie Museum

Upcoming Events

How Do We Meet Global Demands for Water?

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Founder's Day

April 23, 7-8:30pm

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55 years of new ways to look at the old.

A celebration of new projects and technologies in the museum, and of those who have made them possible.

New Exhibits

A Passion for Collecting: The Legacy of T. B. and Nellie Gillespie

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Come learn about T.B. and Nellie Gillespie's life-long love for mineral collecting and how their hobby led to the eventual creation of the Gillespie Museum. The exhibit includes historical documents and pictures, many minerals from the historic collection, a timeline depicting the museum from birth to present day, and much more! 

Science on Display

Interactive touch screen computer and hands-on activities for scientists of all ages.

Temporary Exhibit

A Wild Life: Protecting Black Bears in Florida

Visit our Facebook page to get an inside look at parts of the exhibit and its installation.

New Video

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Watch a new video produced by the Florida Black Bear Scenic Byway, featuring Krystal Sellers' mixed-media sculpture, Sorrowful, and the Gillespie Museum's current exhibit: "A Wild Life - Protecting Black Bears in Florida."

Events at a Glance

January 2014

January 21: Educational programs begin

February 2014

February 8, 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Museum is open to public during special HATS event

February 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Science Cafe - What is Sustainability?

February 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Science Saturday - Save a Sandhill/Physics Fair

March 2014

March 15, 10 a.m. to 1p.m.: Science Saturday - Brain Awareness

March 20, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Science Cafe - Mapping Our Relationship to the Sea

April 2014

April 10, 7 to 8:30 p.m.: Science Cafe - Touring a Makerspace: A Visit to Stetson's Innovation House

April 12, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Science Saturday - Earth Day at the Gillespie

April 22, 7 to 8:30p.m.: Science Cafe - How Do We Meet Global Demands for Water?

April 23, 7 to 8:30p.m.: Founder's Day

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