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Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum Visitor Information

Visitor Information

The Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum is located at 205 North Walker Street in Marion, KY. 

Parking is available off the College Street entrance.

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Hours of Operation

During the months of January, February, March, April, May, October, November, and December the museum is open Wednesday through Saturday from 10AM-3:00PM. During June, July, August, and September the museum is open Monday through Saturday from 10:00AM-3:00PM.

Group tours available Monday through Saturday with an appointment.

The museum is closed on all major holidays and December 24th through January 1.


Admission Fee

$5.00 for ages 12 and older     
$4.50 Senior Citizen (60 & Over)
$3.00 Children ages 6-11
Free Children 5 & under with paid adult admission        
Group rates and educational programs  are available with reservations for groups of 10 or more. 
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Picnic Tables
There are picnic tables on the grounds which can be used by groups or families visiting the museum.

Gift Shop "Unique gifts can be found for unique people." 

The gift shop, located just inside the museum, is open to everyone during regular museum hours.  It features semi-precious gemstone jewelry, mineral specimens, educational items, books, sculptures, household décor items, and much more.

Digs and Mineral Show


The museum hosts public digs, as well as private digs, for groups of 10 or more.  
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The Annual Ben E. Clement Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show will be held the first weekend in June. 
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Other things to do while in Marion
Visit our tourism website at www.MarionKentucky.org for a complete list.


What's Happening:

  • Scheduled Digs 2017
    April 29
    May 20
    June 3* & 4*
    June 24
    July 22
    August 18, 19, & 20 (Eclipse on August 21)
    September 23
    October 21

    *Also, dates of the Ben E. Clement Annual Gem, Mineral, Fossil, & Jewelry Show. There will not be a night dig on June 4th.
  • Register Here for a Dig!


Open Year Around
October - May
Wednesday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM

Summer Hours
June - September
Monday - Saturday 10AM - 3PM

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 391, 205 North Walker Street.

Tours, for other times, may be arranged by contacting us at 270-965-4263

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