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Treasures of the Earth, Corpach

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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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  • I'll be straight with you this isn't for me looking at rocks gems and fossils to be fair it's all set out well and one of our group said he could spend all day in there but it's not a place I'llbe goi...  more »
  • A really nice, relaxing and enjoyable way to spend an hour. Lovely, welcoming staff and gorgeous stuff in the gift shop.  more »
  • a very well laid out interesting museum. the exhibits are well detailed and on show.the cost of entry was only £5 per adult which was very reasonable.as usual the shop was the last place to visit but ...  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!!