LE SYNDICAT

GEOLOGY CENTRE TERRAE GENESIS

Description

An exhibition of more than 1500 minerals, a magical black lighted room, a collection of fossils that include the footprint of a Vosges dinosaur, a genuine mammoth shinbone, a unique tracking of the 800 rocks of the Vosges Mountains, but also lectures, thematic movies and a laboratory. The Geology Centre is a crossroads of knowledge and discoveries where amateurs and professionals are honoured. It was built on a historical location of granite and granite workers to whom a tribute is paid with its park.

Open on: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays from 2 to 6 p.m.

Groups and schools:

Guided visits on appointment all year round, morning and afternoon, 15 people min. Tel: 03 29 26 58 10

NOVEMBER/DECEMBER/JANUARY: Open only for groups on reservation and during the school holidays.

During 2019:

A two-level exhibition regrouping minerals, rocks and fossils thus tracing the Earth’s history. The outside park is free and presents all manner of granite-working tools. One of the biggest collections in the whole of France with the black light room and the famous quartz ghost.

  • Coach park
  • Audio guide

Additional informations

Type of amenities : Museum

Category of museum : Other places to visit

Subject of museum : Archaeology, History, Industrial and technological heritage, Natural sciences

Tour languages : English

Conditions of visit : Visit on your own at all times

Amenities - cultural heritage : Projection room, Toilets, Audioguide, Interactive terminals

Groups welcome : YES

Languages spoken at reception : English

Local and regional quality charters : Marque Massif des Vosges en famille

GEOLOGY CENTRE TERRAE GENESIS 28 Rue de la Gare
88120 LE SYNDICAT
03 29 26 58 10

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