The product of a generous donation from a local family, The Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum showcases high quality specimens from around the world! Conveniently located on the campus of Youngstown State University, the museum lies within walking distance of several local points of interest. Stop in for a minute or an hour, by yourself or with a group, during open hours or by appointment; the Clarence R. Smith Mineral Museum is here for the education and enjoyment of the community!

Looking for answers about a rock you've found?

We recommend using the Online Rock Identification form created by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources.

Click here to fill out the form & submit photos of your rock to a state geologist!

New for the Fall 2022 Semester:

Over the summer we doubled the number of minerals in the fluorescent display case and added informational signage. Come check it out starting August 29th, 2022!


Moser Hall
134 Lincoln Avenue
Youngstown, OH 44503


Mineral Museum (330) 941 – 7454

 PAGES Office (330) 941-3616

GES Office (330) 941-3612