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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 2019


There are no digs at this time. If this should change we will post updates here.

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

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


What's Happening:

  • This mineral show scheduled for Fall 2020 has been canceled.


Open Year Around
Winter Hours
Nov., Dec. Jan., Feb., March, & April
Wednesday through Saturday 10:00AM-3:00PM

Summer Hours
May, June, July, Aug., Sept., Oct.
Monday through Saturday 10:00AM-3:00PM

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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