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Petra's Stone Collection

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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What a Unique Lady!

From early childhood, Petra began collecting rocks and continued to do so throughout her life. Her... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Karen W
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Calgary, Canada
Beautiful gardens

One woman's lifetime collection of rocks displayed in beautiful gardens. Interesting place to stop... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
JarMarJHM
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Oakville, Canada
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What one woman can do. - The home that became a museum. In the last three decades, hundreds of thousands of people visited Petra. The house and garden have taken the shape of a nature museum but never the less Sunnuhlid was primarily Petra's home...more
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Fjardarbraut 21, Stodvarfjordur 755, Iceland
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+354 475 8834
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Reviewed October 6, 2018

Truthfully, as we walked through the thousands of rocks and stones in the collection, I realized we were visiting it because there was really nothing else to do in this neck of the woods. Normally we'd have blown by such a place, but after spending...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

From early childhood, Petra began collecting rocks and continued to do so throughout her life. Her descendants have done an amazing job of displaying her collection within a lovely garden setting. Certainly worth a stop but we wished we'd had a geologist along with us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Karen W
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

As part of our excursion around the Holmanes peninsula we arrived at Petra’s, this is a well attended collections of all manner of rocks and stones that Petra collected from the shore whilst she lived here some truly amazing rocks and stones well presented, there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

In an around a house just off the highway in Stoovarfjorour, Iceland is Petra’s Stone and Mineral Collection. Admission to the property is about $10 US. But, if you like rocks and minerals, you’ll be in rock heavan. Petra, who passed now, was an avid...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank feyms
Reviewed August 15, 2018

This is a very unusual place to see a woman collection of rocks over the years. These have been laid artistically throughout the well laid out gardens. The story behind this women's collection was very fascinating plus the other items that are laid out through...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Whiskey176
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

Wasn’t sure this was going to be much except a break from driving the ring road where there isn’t much to do. It was a nice surprise! I’m not into rocks, but the story behind this woman’s collection is interesting. It is set up tidy...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank PattiBethA
Reviewed August 6, 2018

One woman's lifetime collection of rocks displayed in beautiful gardens. Interesting place to stop if you like gardens and rock collections.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank JarMarJHM
Reviewed July 30, 2018

This unusual place is well worth a visit. The story of Petra and her stone collecting sounds dull but is certainly not. The hardship she coped with is humbling and her collection is fascinating - - sit and read the story about her Also good...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank yaxley90
Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

Kind of a neat collection of rocks. Did not seem to have any particular theme. Collection is fairly extensive. Found a few reasonably priced gifts. Easy access from free parking. Not much to do here so it will only take a few minutes to visit....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 2, 2018 via mobile

A small shop next to center of zagreb with great artistic wearable accessories, the place has so many nice pieces the owner , ooh shes super nice offered a good discount very friendly , i would highly recommend you to pay it a visit a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Mohannad S
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