Gems and Minerals Unearthed

California Academy of Sciences

This new exhibit features nearly 400 dazzling and diverse geologic specimens that showcase how these natural wonders have influenced ancient and modern cultures around the world. A dramatic native copper specimen will greet visitors as they ascend to the third floor gallery where jewel cases brimming with colorful minerals and gems await. Featuring artifacts from the Academy's anthropology collection, including jewelry and decorative objects from around the world, visitors will see the wide influence and use of gems and minerals in art, craft, and fashion, inspiring creativity and human ingenuity for centuries.

Event Info
Sep 30 → Dec 31
Mon-Sat 9:30 am-5 pm, Sun 11 am-5 pm; closed Thanksgiving and Christmas
$34.95; $29.95 for youth ages 12 to 17, Seniors ages 65+, and students with valid ID; $24.95 for children ages 4 to 11; and free for children ages 3 a
California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park
55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco
Info: 379-8000
Venue: 750-7145
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