Welcome to the Maine Mineral
and Gem Museum in Bethel, Maine.

We are currently building a one of a kind, world class museum that will open with the largest collection and display of Maine minerals, gems and historical mining material in the world.

The Museum will be a year-round, visitor centered resource committed to the heritage, economy and tourism of Western Maine. Our guests will learn about the history of mining and see extraordinary samples of minerals and gems. They will also have the opportunity to tour actual mines in the area and view specimens that tell of Maine’s unique place in the geological world.
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We look forward to having you visit our Museum.

Join Us for MMGM’s 1st Annual Mineralogical Heritage Awards at this year’s New England Mineral Conference.

The Annual MMGM Mineralogical Heritage Awards celebrate the extraordinary people who bring to life the sciences and arts of mining, collecting, crafting, educating and communicating the significance of minerals. READ MORE


HusseyCoverFinalProofMay12Take a walk among the minerals with Arthur Hussey’s thoroughly engaging Guide to the Geology of Southwestern Maine. For amateur and seasoned rock hounds alike. $24.95

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