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A gem!

My husband and I were in the area for a wedding and had some time to explore. This little museum is... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
western md
Amazing tour

The tour guide was amazing and pointed out the most awesome looking rocks. He gave great... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
janeva v
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32 Evans St, Franklin, NJ 07416-1419
+1 973-827-3481
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were in the area for a wedding and had some time to explore. This little museum is chock full of information and specimens. The fluorescent room is super cool! Everyone was SO friendly and helpful! We even got to hold dinosaur...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

The tour guide was amazing and pointed out the most awesome looking rocks. He gave great information about the mining process. Florescent room is out of this world.

Thank janeva v
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Love the place and the staff. So nice and friendly. So much fun and my whole family loves the experiences. Lots of rocks and education we were looking for. Highly recommend to anyone who loves Rocks...

1  Thank travelmom01845
Reviewed 22 January 2018

My husband and I so enjoyed our visit to the Franklin Mineral Museum. After looking at their huge collection of specimens, we entered the fluorescent room. What an awesome sight. Rather plain rocks suddenly changed into neon colors in many designs with the flick of...More

1  Thank Ice G
Reviewed 13 October 2017

Local friends took us to see the wonderful collection & displays at the Franklin Mineral Museum. They had free passes, but would be worth paying anyway. What a fantastic collection of fluorescent minerals from Franklin, as well as minerals and fossils and artifacts from around...More

1  Thank JohnnyJ234
Reviewed 28 August 2017

If you and your young ones love rocks and minerals, this is a really nice place. I'd recommend this over the Sterling Mine Museum. The facilities are kept a lot cleaner, the bathrooms are a lot nicer and they have a lot more on display....More

3  Thank TravelingGirl29
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Kids love rocks - and these ones glow, well at least under black light. I was able to keep my 4 kids, 12,10,7 &2 happily occupied on dads day out alone with kids. We did the walk through of the various rock collection (both local...More

1  Thank BillDzio
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

I went as a chaperone on.a school trip with grade school class. Great for students over third grade. Educational and fun. The best museum around.

Thank Linda O
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Cool spot for all ages. My daughter loved searching the sand for fossils and minerals and arrowheads and panning for minerals. The really unique offering, though, is their rock piles. Guests get to comb through the scree to find fluorescent minerals and then examine their...More

2  Thank QuickLeave
Reviewed 28 June 2017

there are many rooms of so many different rocks, including ones that are flourescent. there are some interesting items to purchase in the gift shop.

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