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Treasures of the Earth, Corpach

(3.6/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Marvel at one of Europe's finest private collections of crystals, gemstones, and fossils at Treasures of the Earth. An array of natural wonders can be found in these recreated caves, caverns, and mines, such as geodes over 2 m (7 ft) tall, fossilized insects trapped in amber, and the prehistoric remains of ancient monsters. You can learn more about these treasures via the informational displays dotted throughout, which also tell the story of the largest gold nugget ever discovered and Scotland's very own gold rush. Complete your visit with a trip to the on-site souvenir store, home to a dazzling array of sparkly gifts. To visit Treasures of the Earth on your trip to Fort William, use our Fort William vacation generator.
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TripAdvisor
  • This is an amazing place to visit. Beautifully arranged fossils etc and so interesting. Staff very helpful and would have loved a bit longer there. 
  • We visited Treasures of the Earth as part of an organised trip on a Shearings holiday. We were welcomed warmly on the coach and given an explanation about what we would see inside. All I can say is th...  more »
  • The outside gives one the appearance of possibly being just a touristy place to visit. However, this is one of the most fascinating gem museums I've ever visited. It is very well laid out inside, with...  more »
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  • Great if you're a lover of fossils and precious stones. Entrance is only £5 per person, less for children. And there is a great gift shop at the end.
  • Wonderful it's free and fantastic very interesting you can see uncut gems staff really really good x
  • Fun and interesting place to visit. Lots of things to see inside. Large gift shop afterwards too.
  • A bit small but good information in all items, loved it? No access to the top floor for wheelchair.
  • The kids loved it. Very interesting!!