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Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, Beirut

(4.7/5 based on 110+ reviews on the web)
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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  • My nephew told me about this museum and it was a great experience. My 11 year old son had so much fun. It makes you appreciate God's creations and you would be really amazed with what you will see. Th...  more »
  • The collection of stones/minerals highlighted in this exhibition is exquisite. The interactive screens and magnificent displays will leave you in Awe. An experience to not be missed if you are in Leba...  more »
  • It is a "must see" museum. Very rich and unique minerals displayed! I would definitely visit it again.  more »
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  • Excellent museum with a very impressive collection of previous stones and metals. Don't have to be a geologist to appreciate 😍💎💎💎
  • Fantastic mineral museum. I'm equally impressed by the architecture
  • world class museum
  • A must see for kids 5 to 99 😊