In Depth Mineral Tour Series

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Carnegie Museum of Natural History says
Uncover the hidden science, history, and mystery of Hillman Hall of Minerals and Gems this fall with Carnegie Museum of Natural History’s new In-Depth Tour Series!

Learn about the history of our mineral collection and learn about some of the best specimens on display with hour-long tours each Monday at 2 p.m. starting September 26 through October 17.

Sign up for individual sessions at $15 per tour or book the series for $45. Members pay $10 for individual tours and $30 for the series.

Register for the entire series at http://tickets.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/MNHCLASS_MNHCLAD_NTWKSPMGSE

Click on links for individual tour titles to register for specific tours. Alternately, contact the museum’s program registration at 412.622.3288 or email ProgramRegistration@carnegiemuseums.org to register.

HISTORY AND LEGENDS
Monday, September 26, 2016
2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Explore the stories behind the acquisition of the museum's most fascinating specimens and connect to the broader history and legend of mineral displays throughout Hillman Hall.
http://tickets.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/MNHCLASS_MNHCLAD_NTWKSP926

INDUSTRIAL INTEREST
Monday, October 3, 2016
2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Discuss how minerals have shaped industrial history, and find use in our 21st Century lives.
http://tickets.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/MNHCLASS_MNHCLAD_NTWKSP103

WORLD CLASS
Monday, October 10, 2016
2 p.m.–3 p.m.
Discover the best of the best specimens that cement Hillman Hall's international reputation for mineral excellence.
http://tickets.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/MNHCLASS_MNHCLAD_NTWKSP1010

REAL AND FAUX
Monday, October 17, 2016
2 p.m.–3 p.m.
What distinguishes gems from other minerals? Discuss the 4 C's of gemstones, the stories of birthstones, and find out how minerals can be changed to enhance their color for use in jewelry.
http://tickets.carnegiemuseums.org/cmnh/MNHCLASS_MNHCLAD_NTWKSP1017
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By: Carnegie Museum of Natural History

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