Museum

Collection des Minéraux de Sorbonne Université

UPMC - 4 place Jussieu - 75005 Paris

Quartier Latin - 5e Arrondissement

Description

The mineralogy collection of the Pierre and Marie Curie university (mineralogy and crystallography laboratory) displays 2,000 samples from all over the world, selected from among the most beautiful and important minerals in the earth sciences and those in use in industry and the arts. Their display, in 24 panoramic showcases, takes its inspiration from the Museum of the Crown Jewels of Iran. This collection, unique in France is classed as one of the most remarkable in the world.

Collections

  • Minéraux
  • Sciences

Services and facilities of the establishment

  • Gift shop
  • Bookshop
  • Visitor tools

Languages spoken

  • English

Entrance fees and modalities

Independent tour

Full price: €6; Reduced price: €3

Free for young people and children

Under 12s.

Closing times

Tuesday, Sunday

Opening times

Monday-Saturday, 1pm-6pm.

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Collection des Minéraux de Sorbonne Université

UPMC - 4 place Jussieu
75005 Paris
Tel.. +33 (0) 1 44 27 52 88
http://www.collection-mineraux.upmc.fr

  • Subway - Jussieu
  • SNCF - Gare d'Austerlitz
  • Bus - 67, 89

Museum in the same district: Quartier Latin

Museum in the same arrondissement: 5th arrondissement

Museum in Paris and in the Paris Region: Museum

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