Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, Beirut
Categories: Specialty Museums, Museums
Wander through the underground halls of Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, which dazzles with the various colors and shapes of both minerals and fossils. This private museum holds the collection of Salim Eddé, boasting nearly 1,500 minerals from more than 60 countries. The thematic displays include a trophy room with the finest specimens acquired in auction battles, and a treasure room with precious minerals. The geography room displays objects by country of origin, while in the radioactive section you can see uranium and thorium and learn about fission. A visit to Mim Museum - Mineral Museum represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Beirut itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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What a spectacular museum of so many different types of minerals. It was extremely educational and so nicely displayed. It was so nice to see where each of the stones came from and that photography is... read more »
u can nowhere be able to see the variety of rocks/tresors as you can in this museum. from all around the word with magnificent shapes and colors
probably the most interesting and mesmerizing museum i've ever visited. the minerals are highlighted by their layout, and the interactive periodic table, world map, and movies are captivating! the gui... read more »
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