A few Mineralogy Museums around the world



If your visit to the Mineralogy Museum ParisTech (Paris School of Mines) inspires your passion for rocks, minerals, gems and meteorites, we encourage you to visit our colleagues in France and worldwide. 


In France

Le Musée National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.

La collection de minéraux de la Sorbonne, on the Pierre et Marie Curie Campus (Jussieu), Paris.

The Jewel Gallery of the Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris.

Musée de Minéralogie de Strasbourg, Strasbourg (Bas-Rhin).

Crystal Museum, Chamonix (Haute-Savoie).

Mineralogy and Petrology Museum, Ambazac (Haute-Vienne).

Earth Sciences Gallery, Natural History Museum, Nantes (Loire Atlantique).

Mine de Cap Garonne, Le Pradet (Var).

The Amethyst House, Vernet la Varenne (Puy-de-Dôme).



In Australia

Australian Museum, Sydney.

South Australian Museum, Adelaide.

Museum of Victoria, Victoria.


In Austria

Natural History Museum of Vienna, Vienna.


In Belgium

Diamond Museum, Bruges.

Royal Belgium Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels.


In Canada

Mineralogy and Petrology Museum, University of Alberta, Edmonton.

Museum of Natural History, Nova Scotia.

Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario.

Canadian Museum of  Nature, Ontario.

Earth Sciences Museum, Ontario.

Bancroft Gem & Mineral Museum, Ontario.

Pacific Museum of Earth, Vancouver.


In China

Hunan Geological Museum, Changsha.


In Denmark

Geology Museum at the Natural History Museum of Denmark, Copenhagen.


In Germany

Freiberg Mineral Collection, Freiberg.

Terra Mineralia, Freiberg.

Deutsches Bergbau-Museum Bochum, Bochum.

Mineralogisch-Petrologisches Institut und Museum, Bonn.

MiMa, Oberwolfach.


In Greece

Museum of Mineralogy and Petrology, Athens.


In Italy

Museo Mineralogia e Litologia di Firenze, Florence.

Museo di Storia Naturale di Milano, Milan. 


In Lebanon

MIM Museum, in Beirut.


In the Netherlands

Kristalmuseum Borculo, Borculo.

De Oude Aarde, Giethoorn.

Teylers Museum, Haarlem.


In Norway

Geology Museum, Oslo.


In Peru

Mineralogy and Geology Museums, Lima.


In Russia

Fersman Mineralogical Museum, Moscow.


In Spain

Museo Geominero, Madrid.

Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, Barcelona.

Museo Mollfulleda de Mineralogia, Arenys de Mar.


In South Africa

Bleloch Geological Museum, Johannesbourg.


In Sweden

Swedish Museum of Natural History, Stockholm.


In Switzerland

Earth Sciences at the Genève Museum, Genève.


In the UK

Natural History Museum, London.

Oxford University Museum of Natural HistoryOxford.

Museum of lead mining, Leadhills, Scotland.

National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland.

National Museum Wales, Cardiff, Wales.

Treasures of the Earth, Corpach, Scotland.


In the US

Smithsonian Institution and its National Museum of Natural History, Washington DC.

American Museum of Natural History Museum, New York, New York.

Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, Los Angeles, California.

Mineralogical and Geological Museum, Harvard, Massachussetts.

The Lyda Hill Gems & Minerals Hall, at the Perot Museum, Dallas, Texas.

Houston Musem of Natural Sciences, Houston, Texas.

Geology Museum of the Colorado School of Mines, Denver, Colorado.

GIA Museum, Carlsbad, California.

Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, Cleveland, Ohio.

Field Museum, Chicago, Illinois.

Franklin Mineral Museum, Franklin, New Jersey.

Utah Museum of Natural History, Salt Lake City, Utah.


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