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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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  • In a setting very soberly fitted out, this Museum offers a diversity of minerals and a visual delight for young and old. The guided tour of the collector - when present - is a chance both this enthusiast takes us on an unusual journey in time and all over the world. The treasure room is a splendor. The fossils at the end of visit room presents an original and educational multimedia animation
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  • Located at sodeco Beirut showing an amazing private collection of precious or semi precious minerals and also fossils ... it is a must to visit specially that the entrance is around 4 US dollars only. 
  • This is one of my favorite museums in the city! It's spectacular and something you truly don't expect to see. It holds a massive collection of minerals (which mostly look like stones of all shapes, si...  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 😊