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GENERAL SCHEDULE ..................................


September

Gift Shop:   Open daily, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Group Tours:        By appointment only. Call 973-209-7212 for info and bookings.
Public Tours:       Held at 1:00 PM daily

Mineral Collecting:   Open daily weather permitting on the Mine Run dump, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
                                     Fees: $5 admission plus $1.50/lb for all material taken.

October

Gift Shop:   Open daily, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Group Tours:        By appointment only. Call 973-209-7212 for info and bookings.
Public Tours:       Held at 1:00 PM daily

Mineral Collecting:   Open daily weather permitting on the Mine Run dump, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
                                     Fees: $5 admission plus $1.50/lb for all material taken.

November

Gift Shop:   Open daily, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Group Tours:        By appointment only. Call 973-209-7212 for info and bookings.
Public Tours:       Held at 1:00 PM weekends only

Mineral Collecting:   Open daily weather permitting on the Mine Run dump, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
                                     Fees: $5 admission plus $1.50/lb for all material taken.

December

Gift Shop:   Open daily, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Group Tours:        By appointment only. Call 973-209-7212 for info and bookings.
Public Tours:       Held at 1:00 PM weekends only

Mineral Collecting:   Open daily weather permitting on the Mine Run dump, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
                                     Fees: $5 admission plus $1.50/lb for all material taken.

January 2018

Gift Shop:   Open daily, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
Group Tours:        By appointment only. Call 973-209-7212 for info and bookings.
Public Tours:       Held at 1:00 PM weekends only

Mineral Collecting:   Open daily weather permitting on the Mine Run dump, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM.
                                     Fees: $5 admission plus $1.50/lb for all material taken.

SEE OUR EVENTS PAGE BELOW!

 

EVENTS ............................................................

 

September 23 (Saturday)

Franklin Gem and Mineral Show

Littel Community Center 12 Munsonhurst Road, Franklin, NJ
Time:  9:00 AM - 6:00 PM (indoor) 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM (outdoor swap/sell)

September 23 (Saturday)

Annual Show Banquet and Auction

Lyceum Hall Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Franklin, NJ
Time:  Banquet begins 6:30 PM
Fee:    Tickets are $20 per person.

September 23 (Saturday)

Sterling Hill Garage Sale

Christiansen Pavilion Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg, NJ
Time:  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

September 24 (Sunday)

Franklin Gem and Mineral Show

Littel Community Center 12 Munsonhurst Road, Franklin, NJ
Time:  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (indoor) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (outdoor swap/sell)

September 24 (Sunday)

Sterling Hill Garage Sale

Christiansen Pavilion Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg, NJ
Time:  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

September 24 (Sunday)

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (daytime only)

Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and "saddle" areas. Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter's claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of flouorescent minerals.
Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fee:    $5 admission plus $1.50 for each pound of material taken. Fee does not include mine tour.
Age requirement: Must be seven years and up to collect on the Mine Run dump.
Thirteen years and up to collect elsewhere.

October 21 (Saturday)

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill
(Nighttime: Sterling Hill Mining Museum members only)

Night collecting at Sterling Hill is scheduled twice a year for museum members only. Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and "saddle" areas. Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter's claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of flouorescent minerals.
Time:  6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Fee:    $5 admission plus $1.50 for each pound of material taken. Fee does not include mine tour.
Age requirement: Must be seven years and up to collect on the Mine Run dump.
Thirteen years and up to collect elsewhere.

October 27 (Friday) - October 28 (Saturday)

Sterling Hill Haunted Mine Tours 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Come on out to Sterling Hill Mine We are teaming up with Ogdensburg School to scare you for a cause!!! All proceeds will benefit the graduating 8th grade classes trip to Boston in the spring. We are offering tours every 15 minutes, each tour will last approximately 30 minutes. Groups are limited to 30 guests per tour. This event is open to guests of all ages below is ticket prices and restrictions.
Time:  6:00 PM - 6:45 PM each night we are hosting a not so scary version of our tour.
            7:00 PM - 8:45 PM the tours are all out gruesome, ghoulish and down right terrifying.
Fee: 
   Ages Five years and Under: Free; Ages Six years toTwelve years: $4.00; Ages Thirteen and Up: $8.00
Age requirement: This event is open to guests of all ages. Ages Five years and Under MUST attend with a parent; Ages Six years to Twelve years MUST be accompanied by a parent but can enter the tour with an older sibling/family friend.
Click Here to Register

October 29 (Sunday)

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (daytime only)

Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and "saddle" areas. Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter's claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of flouorescent minerals.
Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fee:    $5 admission plus $1.50 for each pound of material taken. Fee does not include mine tour.
Age requirement: Must be seven years and up to collect on the Mine Run dump.
Thirteen years and up to collect elsewhere.

November 23 (Thursday)

Museum Closed for Thanksgiving

November 24 (Friday) - November 26 (Sunday)

Open for Public Tours at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM (daily)

November 26 (Sunday)

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (daytime only)

Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and "saddle" areas. Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter's claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of flouorescent minerals.
Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fee:    $5 admission plus $1.50 for each pound of material taken. Fee does not include mine tour.
Age requirement: Must be seven years and up to collect on the Mine Run dump.
Thirteen years and up to collect elsewhere.

December 25 (Monday)

Museum Closed for Christmas

December 26 (Tuesday) - December 31 (Sunday)

Open for Public Tours at 1:00 PM (daily)

January 2018

Open for Public Tours at 1:00 PM (weekends only)

January 1, 2018 (Sunday)

Museum Closed for New Year's Day

January 15, 2018 (Monday)

Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Open for Public Tours at 1:00 PM

February 2018

Open for Public Tours at 1:00 PM (weekends only)

February 19, 2018  (Monday)

Presidents' Day
Open for Public Tours at 1:00 PM

March 2018

Open for Public Tours at 1:00 PM (weekends only)

March 25, 2018 (Sunday)

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (daytime only)

Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and "saddle" areas. Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter's claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of flouorescent minerals.
Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fee:    $5 admission plus $1.50 for each pound of material taken. Fee does not include mine tour.
Age requirement: Must be seven years and up to collect on the Mine Run dump.
Thirteen years and up to collect elsewhere.

April 1, 2018 (Sunday)

Museaum Closed for Easter

April 28, 2018 (Saturday)

Annual New Jersey Earth Science Association (NJESA) Gem and Mineral Show

Littel Community Center 12 Munsonhurst Road, Franklin, NJ
Time:  9:00 AM - 5:30 PM (indoor) 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM (outdoor swap/sell)

April 28, 2018 (Saturday)

Sterling Hill Garage Sale

Christiansen Pavilion Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg, NJ
Time:  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

April 28, 2018 (Saturday)

Annual Show Banquet and Auction

GeoTech Center Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg, NJ
Time:  6:30 PM; attendance limited to 60 people
Fee:    Tickets are $20 per person.

April 29, 2018 (Sunday)

NJESA Gem and Mineral Show

Littel Community Center 12 Munsonhurst Road, Franklin NJ
Time:  10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (indoor) 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (outdoor swap/sell)

April 29, 2018 (Sunday)

Sterling Hill Garage Sale

Christiansen Pavilion Sterling Hill Mining Museum, 30 Plant Street, Ogdensburg, NJ
Time:  10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

April 29, 2018 (Sunday)

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill (daytime only)

Collecting is allowed on the Mine Run dump, in the Passaic pit, and "saddle" areas. Bring sturdy footwear, a strong hammer (carpenter's claw hammers not allowed), and eye protection. A dark room with a shortwave ultraviolet light is provided on-site for inspection of flouorescent minerals.
Time:  9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Fee:    $5 admission plus $1.50 for each pound of material taken. Fee does not include mine tour.
Age requirement: Must be seven years and up to collect on the Mine Run dump.
Thirteen years and up to collect elsewhere.