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Colorado Springs Senior Center Day Trip: Colorado School of Mines- Geology Museum

/ February 21, 2019
March 4, 2019 @ 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM

The Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, home to one of the state’s two Goodwill moon rocks collected during the Apollo 17 mission, was started in 1874 and displays over 2500 catalogued specimens of mineral, fossil, gemstone, meteorite and historic mining artifact exhibits on two floors. It aims to inspire scientific curiosity through education and research while encouraging appreciation of the earth and responsibility for its mineral, fossil, meteorite and historic mining treasures. Then lunch on your own at a local Golden restaurant. This trip involves a moderate walking distance. Registration is $45. Bring spending money for shopping and the cost of your lunch. Registration lottery will be Monday, March 4. Call 719-955-3400 between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to register. No group registrations are allowed, but feel free to include the name of one friend or your spouse.


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