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


June

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.

July

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 10:00am and 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.

August

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 10:00am and 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.

 

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

 

June 17 (Saturday)

Mineral Collecting at Sterling Hill

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.
Open only to SHMM members.
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.

June 25 (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.

July 30 (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.

August 27 (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.