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THE MUSEUM IS REOPENING ON JULY 1st, 2020

 

As of July 1, 2020, the museum reopens. The hours and days of visit are however modified and health and safety instructions are in force. Registration is necessary.

 

MUSEUM OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ONLY, FROM TUESDAY TO THURSDAY.

 

- One-hour visits, for the following time slots:

 

TUESDAY: 10 a.m., 11:10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:50 p.m. or 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: 1:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:50 p.m. or 5 p.m.

THURSDAY: 1:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:50 p.m. or 5 p.m.

 

- Registration for a one hour slot per visit, with a maximum of 10 people per visit.

- TO REGISTER AND FIND THE AVAILABLE DAYS AND TIMES, PLEASE GO TO THIS PLATFORM.

- YOU WILL RECEIVE A CONFIRMATION EMAIL following your registration.

- Upon arrival, you will have to initial your name on the list of participants.

 

IMPORTANT

- Prepare the exact payment: Full price: € 6 / Half-price: € 3 per person (free for children under 12). We do not accept credit card payments. We won’t be able to give money back…

- Bring your masks: the museum can only be visited if you are wearing a protection mask.

 

SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS

- Barrier gestures to apply during your entire visit to the museum.

- Wear a mandatory mask during the visit.

- We ask you not to touch the specimens and to avoid as much as possible contact with the display cases.

- Hydro-alcoholic gel will be available at the entrance of the museum and during your visit.

 

 

GUIDED TOURS

- Visits are by prior reservation and for a maximum of 10 people.

Usual price: 70 € + 3 € per person.

School / student rate: € 50 per visit.

Reservation at least 1 month in advance by email: musee@mines-paristech.fr

 

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

Admission ticket
  • General admission: 6€
  • Special price: 3€ (schools, students, unemployed, retired)
  • Free for all under 12.
  • Payment by cash or French check only (sorry, no credit card)

 

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!

 

Guided tour
  • Tours for 10/25 people.
  • Regular 1-hour tour: 70€ + 3€ per person.
  • School or student tour: 50€

 

Reservation is required  (at least) one month in advance. Please call:  +33 (0)1 40 51 92 90 for information or email musee@mines-paristech.fr for information and reservation.

 

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Contact

 

Services and snacks

On the first floor, there is a cafeteria where food, snacks, and drinks are available for purchase.

Our most recent publication: "Curiosités Minérales" (Mineral Oddities) is available for sale at the Museum. 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).

 

 

Visitor's guide

A visitor's guide will be given to you on site. You can also download it here.

 

 

Floor map of the School of Mines

 

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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MINES ParisTech

Musée de Minéralogie

60 boulevard Saint Michel

75006 Paris

 

OPEN UPON REGISTRATION ONLY:

at musee@mines-paristech.fr

 

TUESDAY: 10 a.m., 11:10 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:50 p.m. or 5 p.m.

WEDNESDAY: 1:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:50 p.m. or 5 p.m.

THURSDAY: 1:30 p.m., 2:40 p.m., 3:50 p.m. or 5 p.m.

 

Closed on National Holidays (next closure: Tuesday July, 14th)

 

Reopening July 1st, 2020.

 

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