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.
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.
- Tuesday through Friday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
- The museum is occasionally open weekday evenings for special events and programs.
- Saturday: Open once a month for Science Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The museum will be closed during 2016-17 academic holidays, including Fall Break (10/13 and 10/14); Thanksgiving Weekend (11/23-11/25); Winter Break (12/12-1/16); and Spring Holidays (3/6-3/10). Staff may be reached by email (email@example.com) or phone, 386.822.7330.
- 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
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
April 20 - Science Cafe, Pollinator Project at the Volusia Sandhill
April 22 - Science Saturday/Earth Day at the Gillespie Museum
September 22 - Opening, Aquatic Gems
September 24 - Science Saturday/Smithsonian Day
October 27 - Science Cafe, St. Johns River
October 29 - Science Saturday/Green Halloween
November 5 - Science Saturday/Rock Swap
November 10 - Science Cafe, Field Notes from Archbold
December 1-9 - Rock Your Stocking at the Museum Shop!