The Australian collection is renowned for its mineral diversity, crystal perfection and aesthetic appeal. Curated over almost 200 years, it tells a truly amazing story of our planet’s geological history. Our large collections of rocks, minerals, meteorites and fossils are a testament to the Earth’s composition and its dynamism. Discover some of the Australian Museum Collection highlights below.

Australian Gemstones

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Discover the Minerals Gallery

Be dazzled by the finest examples from this incredible Australian Museum collection and immerse yourself in the world-leading mineralogy research of the Australian Museum Research Institute.

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