Along with its permanent collection of minerals and earth science displays, including one about Smithsonian benefactor, James Smithson (a mineralogist in his own right), the museum celebrates the opening of a new photographic exhibit

 Sandhill Symphony: A Natural History of High Pine

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More than 300 images, taken by Stetson University Professor Peter May (Biology), will introduce visitors to the flora and fauna of this vanishing ecosystem.

Dates at a Glance


  • Closed for Fall Break- Thursday and Friday, 8th & 9th
  • Science Cafe: Our Amazing Arachnids, Florida’s Spiders and Their Kin, October 22nd
  • Mostly Green Halloween! - Saturday October 31st
  • Fossil Dig at the Museum- November 14th
  • Science Cafe: Sandhill science, Restoration and research in the volusia Sandhill, November 19th

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