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Tucson Mineral and Gem World, Arizona

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Distance from city center: 10.6mi
Wazling's pictureby Wazling History & Culture travel tip
added on the 24th of November, 2010
Both a shop and a museum, the Tucson Mineral and Gem World is a unique place where you can find really rare rocks, meteorites, fossils, and gemstones.

What makes this place so interesting are the collection of skulls from various times and parts of the world, Roman, Mayan, Wales, and Spanish. They are covered with their original accessories or a hammer in their heads. :) Anyway, it an amazing place, something you don't find in every city, so its worth a visit!

2801 S Kinney Rd, Tucson, AZ 85713, USA

Opening Hours:
7 days/week : 8am-5pm.

On the web:

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