Museum location

  • North Hall, Room 162
  • 1740 Knollcrest Circle SE
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49546-4403

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Summer Hours
Limited Hours. Requests should be made a week in advance. Closed Holidays.
Contact Dr. C. Renee Sparks for more information at

Regular Semester Hours
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
12:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Thanksgiving Break
Christmas Break and Interim
Spring Break

Quick Facts
  • 300+

    unique mineral and fossil specimens

  • 100 million

    age of a fossilized octopus in years

  • 6.8-ounce

    gold nugget

C. Renee Sparks

C. Renee Sparks

Professor, Director of Bruce Dice Mineralogical Museum
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