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Fryxell Geology Museum

639 38th St, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL 61201-2210
+1 309-794-7318
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Unusual and awesome stuff!

This museum is not very big but you could spends hours exploring it! So many unusual and wonderful... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
emmabowwow
via mobile
If You Like Fossils and Minerals...

What a great little museum. If you like fossils and minerals, you will love this place. The woman... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
patriciapatricia2016
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1 Jun 2018
“Unusual and awesome stuff! ”
8 Sep 2017
“If You Like Fossils and Minerals...”
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639 38th St, Augustana College, Rock Island, IL 61201-2210
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

This museum is not very big but you could spends hours exploring it! So many unusual and wonderful things to discover. It is a very impressive collection! We learned a lot and discovered a lot of really neat stuff.

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Reviewed 8 September 2017

What a great little museum. If you like fossils and minerals, you will love this place. The woman that told us about the dinosaur that was found by a professor of the Augustana College in Antartica was so informative. Everyone in our group of 6...More

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Reviewed 12 April 2017

This is a small museum on the Augustana College campus dedicated to geology. I thoroughly enjoyed it. A professor even helped me assess some rocks I had. Its a nice 2 hour visit and the campus is a nice relaxing walk as well.

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Reviewed 6 December 2016

When I visit the Quad Cities I love to stop in at the museum and check out the exhibits. Each time I find something new to learn from. Truly a wonderful resource.

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Fryxell Geology Museum is a huge treasure in a small space. This is such a wealth. It is a must see if you are anywhere near the college. So many of the specimens are works of art. They are absolutely gorgeous.

Thank Linda M
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