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Miller Museum of Geology

36 Union St W | K7l 3n6, Kingston, Ontario K7L 2N8, Canada
+1 613-533-6767
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Having a boy who loves rocks means going more than once

As far as museums in Kingston go, this one is small, but you can't beat the price: free. It has... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2017
CONSDAD
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Excellent If you like rocks, fossils and geology

This is an excellent small museum if you like rocks fossils and geology. It is free and there are... read more

Reviewed 19 July 2017
hickmagp
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

As far as museums in Kingston go, this one is small, but you can't beat the price: free. It has lots of samples, both local and from around the world. Their recent addition of the topography display made it an extra long visit for the...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

This is an excellent small museum if you like rocks fossils and geology. It is free and there are several student available to answer questions and show you around if needed. The new item that impressed me was the augmented topography sandbox made from an...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2016

Well, the place is no big, has several species of rocks from diferent parts of the world. I think, could be more interesting for geology students, than a commun people, but as a general culture to may visit it.

Thank Cesar R
Reviewed 2 June 2016

All that glitters ... very extensive collection of rock samples. Along with fossilized remains from plant to sea creatures. All housed in a University building. Good history lesson. Very tactile experience. A must see if you are into geology and crystals.

Thank stephenJ3495BX
Reviewed 10 November 2015

This museum is located on the Queen's University campus in Miller Hall. For such a small museum it covers a wide range of geological and earth science topics, especially paleontology and mineralogy. Apparently it's mostly used by local school groups but is certainly appropriate for...More

Thank Traveling_Polymath
Reviewed 1 November 2015

I brought my seven-year-old who is very interested in minerals and she loved it. There are a lot of samples on display as well as some educational dioramas and infographics, and a significant dinosaur/paleontology section which was an unexpected bonus. One of the geology professors...More

1  Thank Mrsbartholomew
Reviewed 11 July 2015

Rocks and minerals, geodes and crystals, fossils and dinosaurs. It only takes up one floor, but there's enough to see. Best part is it's free. The prof on site was very willing to show specimens and discuss the differences between geology, archaeology, paleontology and anthropology....wonder...More

1  Thank lannykay
Reviewed 16 October 2014

If you are interested in Geology, this is the place for you. This museum is on the main floor of the geology building at Queen's University. It is quite small and has a mixed collection. There is a standard issue collection of mineral specimens. These...More

2  Thank John R
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