Affiliated Clubs

Affiliated Clubs

Mineralogical Society

The Morris Museum Mineralogical Society (MMMS) was founded in 1971 to promote interest and education in the various earth sciences and, in particular, the subjects of geology, mineralogy, paleontology, lapidary and related subjects.

The MMMS holds meetings monthly except in July and August. Most meetings feature a speaker who delivers an illustrated lecture, and topics are suitable for all ages. Members receive and are welcome to contribute to a monthly newsletter, and the club may sponsor a field trip or two per year.

The society also hosts two mineral shows yearly: the Annual Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show is held the first Saturday in August and Rock and Mineral Weekend is a three-day event held on Thanksgiving weekend at the Museum.

For more information about membership in the club and its activities, email [email protected]


Astronomical Society

The Morris Museum Astronomical Society (MMAS) was formed over 50 years ago to provide a resource for those in the Northern New Jersey area who have an interest in astronomy.

The society meets for programs on various topics in astronomy at the Morris Museum on the second Saturday of the month except for January, February, July, and August.

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The MMAS also hosts and participates in:

  • Regular observing sessions throughout the year. See our Google calendar.
  • Various science related programming at the Morris Museum such as National Chemistry week, Moonwalk at 50 celebration and more.

For further information, see the Astronomical Society website and follow the Society’s Facebook page for updated information.


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