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A lovely little gem we found

It took a while to find it, and is best sought on foot with local help. It was open and we got in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Gerry_Haines
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London, United Kingdom
Nice place

This is a gem and must be seen. The curator took time to show a lot of the hidden gems from the... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
Niels Dahl P
via mobile
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took a while to find it, and is best sought on foot with local help. It was open and we got in for free. The museum staff were helpful but it seemed to be a bit disorganised with no front desk or ticket office...More

Thank Gerry_Haines
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

This is a gem and must be seen. The curator took time to show a lot of the hidden gems from the drawers. As being a stone efficacious person this place is must to visit for me.

Thank Niels Dahl P
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Not only was this one of the most comprehensive mineralogical museums I have visited, it was also one of the most informative. The curator and staff actually took things out of drawers for us to see. The displays were clearly marked and the brochures were...More

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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Firstly we couldn't find it! The building where it said it was was an old monastery which now housed the local library and other town hall type places. However on the second floor protected by statues of Jesus and the Virgin Mary were housed thousands...More

2  Thank kathjbond
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Great little local free musrum with an amazing mineral collection. Helpful staff who checked our nationality and provided brochures in English. Really worth a visit

Thank Mike T
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We visited this museum after and part of our trip to Mt. Vesuvius on our way back to Sorrento. To look at the building from the outside you'd think it was about to fall down, however when inside we met with the curator who explained...More

1  Thank DES H H
Reviewed 15 May 2015

I wanted to title this review 'a hidden gem' because that's exactly what it is, but I was worried about trivialising a prestigious international collection. Even if you aren't a geology buff the cases filled with the weird and wonderful minerals from all over the...More

1  Thank Keith A
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