Gem & Meteorite collections

       

Paris School of Mines (MINES ParisTech) has a collection of over 1,000 gemstones, 300 of which are on exhibit. Emeralds, amethysts and pink topazes from the French Crown Jewels are also on permanent display inside the museum. In addition, there is a display case dedicated to meteorites, of which there are 300 in the collection. The museum also presents a collection of fascinating artificial minerals.

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Musée de Minéralogie

Mines Paris - PSL

60 boulevard Saint Michel

75006 Paris

 

 

OPENING HOURS:

 

TUESDAY: 10am - 12pm and 1:30pm - 6pm.

WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY: 1:30pm - 6pm

SATURDAY: 10am - 12:30pm and 2pm - 5pm

 

Closed on National Holidays, Sundays and Mondays

 

 

NEXT CLOSING DAYS:

 

Mines Paris - PSL will be closed during the Olympic Games. For this reason, the museum will also be closed from JULY 21 UNTIL AUGUST 12, 2024.

 

 

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