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November 2017

mineral sale in store

Members-Only Sale

November 18, 2017 - November 22, 2017

Members-only sale of items in the museum store. Sale continues November 24 after Thanksgiving.

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store jewelry

Public Sale

November 25, 2017 - November 30, 2017

End-of-season sale of items in the museum store. Open to the public.

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April 2018

school buses

Museum Resumes 7-Day Schedule

April 2, 2018

Spring is here! Our doors are now open with a seven-days-a-week schedule.

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dino

2018 NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Jewelry Show

April 4, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - April 6, 2018 @ 9:00 pm
NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837

The Franklin Mineral Museum will again provide 10 cases of fluorescent minerals for display in the Junior Ballroom during the show. This family-friendly show features minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, decorator items, beads, giftware, lapidary tools and supplies, and more. Also featured is a 6,000-square-foot activity center for kids. Times: Wed - Fri:   12:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sat & Sun:  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Entrance Fee:  Free = Under 4 $10 = Age 4-11 $15 = Age 12 and…

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dino

2018 NJ Mineral, Fossil, Gem and Jewelry Show

April 7, 2018 @ 10:00 am - April 8, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
NJ Expo Center, 97 Sunfield Avenue
Edison, NJ 08837

The Franklin Mineral Museum will again provide 10 cases of fluorescent minerals for display in the Junior Ballroom during the show. This family-friendly show features minerals, fossils, jewelry, gemstones, decorator items, beads, giftware, lapidary tools and supplies, and more. Also featured is a 6,000-square-foot activity center for kids. Times: Wed - Fri:   12:00 PM – 9:00 PM Sat & Sun:  10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Entrance Fee:  Free = Under 4 $10 = Age 4-11 $15 = Age 12 and…

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May 2018

miner's day celebration

Miners Day and Volunteer Appreciation Day

May 6, 2018

A combination outdoor and indoor event, by invitation only. This event honors the miners who worked in the Franklin and Ogdensburg zinc mines and features music by the Franklin Band, science awards to local students, and speakers on local history and mining lore. Lunch and refreshments provided.

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