The Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum

The Clement Mineral Museum is home to the largest and best collection of Kentucky/Illinois  fluorite and related minerals in the world.  In addition to the world class mineral collection, the museum contains fossils, photographs, maps, letters, records, mining equipment, and items of historical and geological significance.  While at the museum you will learn how the minerals from this area affect you. For example, did you know that your toothpaste has rocks and minerals in it?  Anyone who loves naturally beautiful things will enjoy this museum.

The museum has a gift shop which features unique items for unique people.  The gift shop features semi-precious gemstones, jewelry, mineral specimens, educational items, books, sculptures, household décor items, children’s items, and much more.  If you’re hungry, the museum has a picnic area for your convenience.

Contact Information

Tina Walker
Reservations and Information:
270-965-4263

Address:
205 North Walker Street, Marion, Kentucky 42064, United States

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Location

Other Information

  • Hours Open

    Summer Schedule - May 1 through September 31 - Monday through Saturday - 10:00AM - 3:00PM Winter Schedule - October 1 through April 30 - Wednesday through Saturday 10:00AM - 3:00PM
  • Seasons Open

    Year round
  • Prices and Fees

    $5.00 - $8.00
  • Accessibility

    The museum is handicap accessible. Handicap parking is located off Walker Street. Other parking is located off College Street.
  • Locally or Family Owned Notes

    The museum is a 501(3) corporation which means it is a non-profit organization.