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Mineral/Geology Museums in Belgium

PhotoMuseum NameLocationDetails


Museum ACAMMerksem,
The museum offers a view on five permanent collections: Minerals Thematic, Minerals Systematic, Europe's largest fluorescence room, Treasure room with Gems and decorative stones, Fossils.
Natuurhistorisch Museum BoekenbergAntwerpThe museum has been housed in the 18th century cave complex of the Boekenberg Park in Deurne. Exhibition halls of palaeontology, mineralogy, archeology and prehistory. Over 300 different minerals and rocks in all their colors and variety of shapes are exhibited in the museum, the room with fluorescent minerals.


Museum voor Natuurwetenschappen
Museum of Natural Sciences
Brussels30,000 specimens, of these, 5,000 were found in Belgium and 18 were first discovered and defined here. The Russian minerals and rocks – 800 specimens donated by crown prince William of Orange in 1828 – constitute the oldest section of our vast collection. The petrology collection contains another 25,000 rock ...

East Flanders

De Wereld van KinaGent,
East Flanders
The collection of raised animals by Professor Victor Willem, the personal collection of stones, fossils and dried plants of Leo Michel Thiery and the seaweed collection of Professor Mac Leod.

Flemish Brabant

Royal Museum for Central AfricaTervuren,
Flemish Brabant
On 1 December 2013 the museum building closed its doors for a three-year renovation period.


Musée de l'IguanodonBernissart,
The fossils of Bernissart. The mineral room is currently being renovated.


The museum subtly illustrates the political and historical strangeness of the "Moresnet Neutral Area", the history of the zinc industry and the "Vieille-Montagne", as well as a rich collection of minerals from the area. Photos show the characteristic and rare flora of a zinc soil.


Musée du coticuleVielsalm,
The Coticule Museum, managed by the Asbl "Val du Glain, Terre de Salm", presents an overview of the exceptional geology of the region. He proposes to go through all the stages of shaping the "razor stone" in an old workshop where all the machines are in working order.

West Flanders

Diamantmuseum BruggeBrugge,
West Flanders
A collection of interesting diamonds and historical diamond jewellery concludes the exhibition.
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