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Petra Stone Collection

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r8ter2018 wrote a review Oct 2019
Madison, Wisconsin158 contributions26 helpful votes
Who knew there were so many kinds of stones and minerals in Iceland, an all-volcanic island? Apparently a woman named Petra knew--she spent her lifetime collecting specimens. The result is a persona collection that fills her yard and her home, and it's now a museum. Their
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Second_City_Traveler wrote a review Sep 2019
Chicago, Illinois250 contributions105 helpful votes
Unless you are a geology buff, I’d recommend skipping this location. It is an interesting collections of stones if you’re in to that sort of thing...but they just kind of blur together. Not a negative statement on this woman or her family who now runs the museum, I just don’t
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Date of experience: September 2019
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TaylorRaye wrote a review Aug 2019
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Petra's stone collection is an extremely inspiring place. All of the stones were collected by Petra throughout her life. It's incredible one person could find so many beautiful stones. The atmosphere throughout the museum is extremely peaceful, because it is set in her former
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Date of experience: August 2019
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johnnyandcate wrote a review Aug 2019
Colorado26 contributions8 helpful votes
This tiny museum showcases the collection of a die-hard rock hound named Petra. This woman spent her life gathering stones of note throughout the entire region. These specimens help you truly appreciate the variety of rocks and minerals found in volcanic formations. However
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Date of experience: August 2019
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EwanderingMan wrote a review Aug 2019
Hendersonville, North Carolina852 contributions116 helpful votes
When our seniors tour group of 22 arrived here during a light, steady rain, I wasn't sure how well this place would start our touring day. But, it was fascinating to walk the grounds and gaze at the oh-so-many pretty stones. What's more, we huddled in the glassed porch after
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Date of experience: July 2019
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