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A Gems and Minerals Tour at the Natural History Museum with Silvia Weidenbach and Robin Hansen

Talk & Tour, 10 May 14:30 — 15:30

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Booking necessary, 20 places, £15

Natural History Museum
Cromwell Road
London
SW7 5BD

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020 7942 5511

Unearth the hidden gems of the Natural History Museum on this tour of the Minerals gallery, led by museum curator Robin Hansen and Silvia Weidenbach. The tour includes the opportunity to handle some of Silvia's pieces and tools.

See some highlights from the Museum’s 185,000-strong mineral and gem collection and discover how these specimens were collected and identified.

Learn how these items are transformed from rocks to rings and follow their journey from the ground to becoming part of our favourite accessories.

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