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Terrestrial - Ted Elliott Mineral Collection

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Cairns to Darwin 2018

We stayed overnight in Georgetown at the Goldfields Caravan Park which is just off the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
Mark E
Auckland, New Zealand
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Amazing huge collection of crystals

Get lost in the colours and diversity of the crystals and minerals at the Terrestrial Centre – this... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2018
Cairns, Australia
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Low St, Georgetown, Queensland, Australia
+61 7 4062 1485
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you love all kinds of semi precious stones, crystals, fossils, minerals and rocks, you will love this place. There are thousands of specimens to see and information regarding where they are from. The specimens are from all over the world and many will leave...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

We stayed overnight in Georgetown at the Goldfields Caravan Park which is just off the Highway. They recommend visiting this place which is situated by the I Centre. Huge collection of minerals, photos and history. Lots of rocks, semi and precious stones, gold and fossils....More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Get lost in the colours and diversity of the crystals and minerals at the Terrestrial Centre – this small town surprises with a massive collection all organised so neatly and well. Definitely worth checking out if you're in Georgetown or just passing through.

Thank jillybean712
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Went to have a look and was there for ages with so much to see and so many photos taken. There are 5 rooms packed with specimens and information. Only $5.00 entry p/p. So much history here to see and a real credit to those...More

Thank andy1042017
Reviewed 29 June 2017

The Terrestrial collection must be one of the best, if not THE best in Australia - maybe the World. When we thought we had seen something amazingly beautiful, there was more to see in the next rooms. One can only wonder at the love and...More

1  Thank RichardS8920
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We visited as part of a bus tour of the gulf. Located in a little outback town, the comprehensive collection is world class, and well presented in a modern building next to a nice park. It is well worth the small admission price.

1  Thank GregSelf
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We where in the area last year and a little time to fill with our normally busy schedule so we stumbled across this Geological must do in this part of the world and we where glad we had a look. Highly recommended 10/10

1  Thank Bazzafnq
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I love going into the Terrestrial centre in Georgetown to look at the beautiful gems on display. The staff are very helpful too.

1  Thank Valerie G
Reviewed 9 December 2016

Georgetown is a tiny settlement halfway between Normanton and Innisfail in FNQ. It is home to one of the most amazing mineral collections I have seen. The Collection comprises over 4500 specimens and is magnificently displayed throughout nine themed rooms, ranging from local mining to...More

1  Thank Sue_222222
Reviewed 17 October 2016

From the perspective of someone who has worked in geological museums, the Ted Elliot Collection is outstanding in both the quality of the specimens on display and their provenance which includes most of the key mineralogical sites from within North and NW Queensland as well...More

2  Thank AngusMRobinson
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