Tuesday to Friday: 1:30 to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 12:30pm and 2 to 5pm.
Cashier closes 30 min before the museum closes.
The Museum is closed on National Holidays due to the closure of the School (next closures: November 11 and December 23rd through January 1st)).
Please note: with a full fare ticket (6 euros) from one of the three Mineralogy collections in Paris ( "Treasures of the Earth" at the National Museum of Natural Historyat the Jardin des Plantes, the "Collection de minéraux" at the University of Pierre and Marie Curie, and the "Mineralogy Museum" at MINES ParisTech), you get a half-price ticket in the other 2 collections (3 euros). Keep your ticket, it does not have an expiration date!
Reservation is required (at least) one month in advance. Please call: +33 (0)1 40 51 92 90 for information or email firstname.lastname@example.org for information and reservation.
On the first floor, there is a cafeteria where food, snacks, and drinks are available for purchase.
The association ABC Mines has a little boutique inside the museum, with minerals, gems and jewlery for sale. There are also many books available for purchase, including our most recent publication: "Curiosités Minérales" (Mineral Oddities). Like a curiosity cabinet, this book presents the most astonishing minerals of the Mineralogy Museum of MINES ParisTech. Each mineral is associated with several photos (around 400 in total) and a brief text, in French, giving historic, scientific and technical anecdotes. Text by Didier Nectoux and Jean-Michel Le Cleac'h - Photos Cyrille Benhamou - Ed. Omnisciences).
A visitor's guide will be given to you on site. You can also download it here.
The Mineralogy Museum is located inside the School of Mines MINES ParisTech. People at the reception desk will guide you to the entrance of the Museum. Here is the floor map where you can find the cafeteria and the entrance of the museum.
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Musée de Minéralogie
60 boulevard Saint Michel
Tuesday - Friday: 1:30 - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 12:30pm; 2 - 5pm
Closed on Sundays, Mondays and National Holidays (next closures: November 11 and December 23rd through January 1st)
Find all our temporary exhibits and special events here