Family Weekend at the Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum

When: September 29, 2023 10:00am to September 30, 2023 4:00pm

Come visit the Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum with your WildCat and receive the University of Arizona discounted admission of $5 per person when your student brings their CatCard! 

Museum is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.

Self-Guided Tours: Take a self-guided tour through the museum to immerse yourself in the world of minerals, gems, and geological wonders. We’ll have expert docents present to answer questions and share knowledge.

Museum Overview

  • Mineral Evolution Gallery
    • Discover the incredible story of our planet’s geological formation through rock-forming minerals, meteorites, and fossils.
  • Arizona Gallery
    • Highlighting the rich mineral resources of Arizona and Mexico, especially the stunning Turquoise and Copper-bearing minerals, this gallery explores the region’s unique geological heritage.
  • Gem Gallery
    • Explore the cutting processes that transform raw gems into exquisite gemstones and view wearable works of art in the form of hand-crafted designer jewelry.


Audience: All
Price: $5 per person


Campus: Downtown


115 N Church Ave Suite 121 Historic Pima County Courthouse: Alfie Norville Gem and Mineral Museum
Tucson , AZ
United States
Arizona US

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Requests for disability-related accommodations should be directed to the event's primary contact: Jordan Halter