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Very good fossil and mineral collection - well worth visiting

We visited the Museo Geominero this week. On the ground floor, there is very large and very good... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Gordon W
Canberra, Australia
Interesting Museum and not just Gems - Bring Picture ID

We decided to go to this museum but remember your picture ID, its free to get in and the whole... read more

Reviewed August 21, 2018
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

We went especially to see this museum. They wouldn’t let us in because the museum is part of the university and you need a spanish ID (we are not) to get in or your Passport (we didn’t have it) and they wouldn’t take any other...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

We visited the Museo Geominero this week. On the ground floor, there is very large and very good display of trilobites in cases against one wall. We are not sure whether the cases are normally lit, but when we visited, they were not, which meant...More

Thank Gordon W
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We decided to go to this museum but remember your picture ID, its free to get in and the whole collection of fossils and gems are housed in a fantastic old building which in itself is worth the visit.

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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

The building alone is worth taking time out to see this hidden gem (pun intended). From the amazing glass windows and ceiling, to the creeky (I'm assuming original) floors, the building speaks true history. There wasn't a cabinet that I didn't find something to think...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed June 24, 2018

All kind of stones, nice space to see it. Fossils, guided visit under request, activities for kids and young at mind

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

In a off the beaten quarter of Madrid the museum resides in a grand building with beautiful stain glass windows. The collection is grand. So many stones and minerals are on display in the most beautiful way. Too bad they have no English explanations

Thank iris2265
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I visited this lovely museum today for a couple of hours and I wish I had more time to do it! I can´t think of a better building to keep this great collection of fossils and minerals. On top of that, it is free! The...More

1  Thank carloscharmy
Reviewed October 10, 2017

Me, my wife, and our three kids (6, 10, 13) visited last Saturday. We liked it. First, it was free for us (not sure if it is for everyone). Lots of stuff in Spanish, so if you don't know Spanish you'll be limited to come...More

1  Thank Xphilosopherking
Reviewed February 25, 2017

My youngest wanted to go here and glad we went. Multiple levels to explore. Everything is in Spanish so it took us a little longer to read things, but even if you don't read things you can enjoy the exhibit. Many things to explore from...More

1  Thank Cappiea23
Reviewed November 5, 2016

The building is an interesting one which was set up with galleries for exhibits and a large open area with many cabinets clearly showing the specimens. The fossils are organised chronologically with clear information on the time periods. I studied geology 50 years ago and...More

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