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Museo Geominero

Rios Rosas, 23, Madrid, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #98 of 434 attractions in Madrid
Type: Museums
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Alicante, Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

we have visited a great deal of mineral museums, but this one made the difference! the building itself worths the visit, but the exhibits are real gems as well! especially the meteorites! don't be disappointed by the old fashioned way of the display, it has really interesting things for everyone (dinosaur heads and bones for the young ones, precious stones... More

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Pleasant Hill, California
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112 reviews 112 reviews
43 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013 via mobile

This is a rather large museum showing rocks, minerals, and fossils from around the world. The best part is that this museum is free and the worst part is no information provided in English. Only worth going if this is something you are interested in.

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New York City, New York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

Easily reached by metro to Rios Rosa's, housed in splendid building with stain glass ceilings. And it's free! Seems to be a fave of school groups, there were many students of diff ages there. The displays are only in Spanish but includes country of origin & chemical names. There's many fossils too, with diagrams showing their evolution lines. Pretty neat... More

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Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
42 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

The Museo Geominero - rocks, fossils and minerals - is one of Spain's least well known museums, but it happens to be one of it's most spectacular ones. It is definitely worth a visit, especially if you feel let down, like me, by the much better known Museo Nacional de Ciencias Naturales, which is only 700 metres away. And it's... More

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