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Mim Museum - Mineral Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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The museum was cool their were a lot of minerals.I was shocked when i went with my school.Their was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Michael D
Fabulous little museum with the most exotic minerals

There were so many interesting structures, many so delicate and dendritic that you wonder how they... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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mim is a private mineral museum in Beirut, Lebanon. It exhibits more than 1800 minerals, representing some 400 different species from over 70 countries. Created by nature itself, those works of art with their breathtaking aesthetics were formed in...more
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Damascus Street | Saint Joseph University Campus of Innovation and Sport, Beirut, Lebanon
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All reviews private collection amazing collection saint joseph interactive screens precious stones different species multimedia presentation gem stones private visit mother nature whole world university campus on display short film two hours an amazing experience guided tour
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The museum was cool their were a lot of minerals.I was shocked when i went with my school.Their was also some minerals glowing.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Michael D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There were so many interesting structures, many so delicate and dendritic that you wonder how they could have survived to have arrived in the museum. I went twice!

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank astrolake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a Mining engineer, I have visited several museums of this kind in the World, and I have to say, this is the best, so far. Very good collection, excellent way how minerals are displayed, and amazing interactive screens where we can learn everything about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

You need 3 to 4 hours if you want to go in details... One of the beautiful museum that has a wide variety of minerals and stones... They were collected in the nature... They are all authentic... You can watch a movie in the language...More

Date of experience: January 2019
4  Thank issamaalouf
Reviewed December 31, 2018 via mobile

It's amazing and brilliant natural stuff. There is a very nice animation movie about fossils. Must see.

Date of experience: December 2018
4  Thank astroneero
Reviewed December 26, 2018

Amazing collection of minerals and stones from all over the world displayed in a very nice and innovative manner. It's a must visit museum.

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank Ranahindy
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

I’m Lebanese and I am personally amazed by this place, it was my first visit and it was breathtaking. Also met the Owner Mr. Salim who took us on a tour of the museum, very humble and respectful man. Very elegant place will def visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank kjamalammouri
Reviewed December 15, 2018

I am so happy that I have heard about it before the visit to Lebanon and we have visited it in our first day there. It became one of my favorite one. Each mineral there was beautiful and unique. I have refreshed my memory about...More

Date of experience: December 2018
3  Thank Galina_16
Reviewed December 7, 2018

we were lucky we got a private visit by M. Edde himself that day he explained the set up of MIM (history, gems story...) but please keep up going families SHOULD bring their kids there

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank abou-abed
Reviewed November 22, 2018

I know museums should not be magical, but this one was! The beauty in the minerals displayed and the ambience of the set up was fantastic. I went to all the big museums and this one was my favourite.

Date of experience: November 2018
4  Thank friday13309
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August 22, 2018|
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Response from roubaSea | Reviewed this property |
For aduts its 6000lbp which is 4 usd.
August 7, 2018|
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Response from alinedagher | Reviewed this property |
Hello, My kids are 4 and 6, the 6 was very interested (as your older son also into crystals and stones), the 4 enjoyed the movie animation and a little 3d game they have. So I guess its worth the visit for the whole... More