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DIGS: - "CAN YOU DIG IT?"

Yes you can!  Come to Marion, Kentucky and dig for Fluorite and related minerals during the daytime digs hosted by the museum.  Nighttime digs are also offered and are a completely different experience as black lights are used to identify and collect fluorescent minerals.

Scheduled Digs for 2017

April 29

May 20

June 3* & 4*

June 24

July 22

August 18, 19, & 20 (Eclipse on August 21)

September 23

October 21


*Also, dates of the Ben E. Clement Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show. There will not be a night dig on June 4th.


 

Pre-registration for a dig is required, so register early as space is limited to the first 30 people per date. 

Registration forms can be found HERE.

If you would like to schedule a private dig, please call the museum (270) 965-4263.

 

For More Information Contact:

The Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum
PO Box 391 Marion, KY 42064
(270)965-4263


Click Here for Registration Form

 

What's Happening:

  • Scheduled Digs 2017
    DATE DAY NIGHT
    April 29
    May 20
    June 3* & 4*
    June 24
    July 22
    August 18, 19, & 20 (Eclipse on August 21)
    September 23
    October 21

    *Also, dates of the Ben E. Clement Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show. There will not be a night dig on June 4th.
  • Register Here for a Dig!

HOURS OF OPERATION:

Open Year Around
October - May
Wednesday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM

Summer Hours
June - September
Monday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 391, 205 North Walker Street.

Tours, for other times, may be arranged by contacting us at 270-965-4263


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