Maine Mineral and Gem Museum, Bethel

4.5
#5 of 13 in Things to do in Bethel
The Maine Mineral and Gem Museum (MMGM) is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to collecting, preserving and sharing outstanding, one-of-a-kind gems, minerals, objects and archives to present the history and material culture of mining in the state of Maine. It offers tours of actual mines, as well as natural specimens which tell the story of New England’s geological place in the universe. MMGM is a unique and valued, year-round, visitor-centered resource committed to the heritage, economy and tourism of the Oxford Hills. Use our Bethel road trip planning app to add Maine Mineral and Gem Museum and other attractions to your Bethel vacation plans.
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  • It’s a beautiful new building right on Main Street in Bethel. There is a great gift shop, rock samples outside in the walkway, and a pretty extensive educational area without even having to pay for...  more »
  • Very well done. One of a kind moon meteorite specimens. I'm definitely doing back for a deeper dive.  more »
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  • Great experience for grade school age kids.
  • A fun place to visit. It is essentially a jewelry store with a small museum on site. But... They have a cool collection of gems (and a large asteroid) and its a fun and educational place to visit. I took my kids and they had plenty of fun checking out the displays!

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