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Terrestrial - Ted Elliott Mineral Collection

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Stunning Collection

The Georgetown Visitor Centre houses not only the visitor information but also the library, an... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
tamsinj71
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Georgetown, Australia
great collection

Beautiful collection of rocks and minerals, the biggest one we have ever seen. Friendly and helpful... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2018
family_here_123
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Cairns Region, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Georgetown Visitor Centre houses not only the visitor information but also the library, an internet area with free WiFi and Peace Gardens out the back. The biggest surprise of all is the amazing Ted Elliott Mineral Collection, world-class, breathtaking and huge displays! $5 entry...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tamsinj71
Reviewed 9 October 2018

Beautiful collection of rocks and minerals, the biggest one we have ever seen. Friendly and helpful staff, that gave some good fossicking tips

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 27 September 2018

We stopped off at Georgetown to have a look around and the only activity we could find was the Terrestrial Centre, but not much else, however, we did have a bus load of tourists pull in the same time we did so I gather this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 19 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Carolyn_Hall2013
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank MarkE20
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.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank agentgoldilocks
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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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

Date of experience: June 2017
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
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

Date of experience: November 2016
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