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Mineral/Geology Museums in New Zealand

PhotoMuseum NameLocationDetails


Crystal Mine MuseumAuckland,
Travel by elevator to the heart of Crystal Mountain to our world class Crystal Mine Museum. Where you will find New Zealand's largest selection of rare and exquisite crystals and minerals directly imported and sourced from mines around the world & beyond.


The Geology MuseumDunedin,
The Geology Museum, which is open to the public, is in the south end of the historic geology building. It contains large and scientifically important collections of rocks, minerals and fossils - the largest such collection in the South Island. There are displays in the Museum itself and in the adjacent foyer.
The Vanished World CentreDuntroon,
Website states: The Vanished World Centre at Duntroon is the heart of the Vanished World Trail with displays that help explain and interpret the fossils, rocks,localities and landforms along the Trail. Visitors wishing to participate in the fossil heritage of the Waitaki are able to gain a greater appreciation of the ...


Thames School of Mines and Mineralogical MuseumThames,
Fascinating Maori, industrial, education and geological history converge at one of New Zealand’s largest and best-preserved mining schools in the heart of the Hauraki gold fields.
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