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Australian Fossil & Mineral Museum

Address: 224 Howick Street Bathurst NSW ph: (02) 6331 5511 fax: (02) 6331 5986 e: somerville@bathurst.nsw.gov.au www: http://www.somervillecollec...

Opening Hours: 10am-4pm Monday - Saturday and 10am-2pm Sundays. Billions of years in the making, this world class museum allows you to explore the natural history of our planet. In our unique fossil and mineral galleries you can travel through time, experiencing the wonder of ancient specimens that have been uncovered from deep within the earth!  Situated in the heart of Bathurst, the Australian Fossil and Mineral Museum is the home of the internationally renowned Somerville Collection. It is housed in the 1876 Public School building which underwent major refurbishment before being fitted out with stunningly beautiful exhibitions. Close to 2000 fossil and mineral specimens are displayed in two main exhibitions - the MasterFoods Fossil Gallery and the Minerals Gallery.