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Minéro - Musée de Thetford | KB3

Thetford Mines • Région de Thetford
Minéro shop
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Minéro - Musée de Thetford | KB3

Contact details

711, boulevard Frontenac Ouest
Thetford Mines Québec, G6G 7Y8
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418 335-2123 #221
1 855 335-2123

info@museeminero.com

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Description

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A visit to the Minero Museum would not be complete without a visit to its boutique. You will find souvenirs from the region, such as magnificent postcards, sweaters, but also beautiful stones from here and elsewhere as well as collections of different formats. On the jewelry side, an astonishing variety of semi-precious stones is in the spotlight such as amethyst, abalone, agate, obsidian, hematite and rose quartz, to name a few. In utility or decorative stone objects, you will find bookends, clocks, sculptures, key rings, etc. You will also find a wide selection of abundantly illustrated books on minerals, geology and the history of the region. Finally, the amateur prospector can obtain tools for prospecting and identifying rocks and minerals, such as hammers, magnifying glasses, hardness points, etc.

Certifications et distinctions

  • Authorized museums
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2004
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2009
  • Grand Prix National ARGENT - 2009
  • Grand Prix Régional - 2018

Schedule and prices

Schedule

Please note that the shop is open to the general public free of charge during museum opening hours.

Articles (4)

Articles

Rencontres inspirantes - En vedette [HIDDEN TREASURES] Jeff On The Road Discovers Thetford's Hidden Treasures

When I think of the Thetford region, I immediately think of the famous, almost lunar landscapes typical of this area. Driving along the area's roads, it's easy to imagine the not-so-distant mining past that forged this place. As I discovered during my last visit to the region in the spring of 2022, Thetford has so much to offer visitors, and it's all within easy reach of several major urban centers. In this article, you'll discover some of Thetford's hidden treasures that I had the opportunity to visit during my most recent stay in the area. Translated with DeepL.com (free version)

Active Nature - En vedette Blogger Jeff On The Road tells us about his spring getaway to Thetford Mines

Du haut de ses 146 ans, la ville de Thetford Mines est encore toute jeune. Malgré le fait qu’elle ne fasse pas partie des plus vieilles villes du Québec, Thetford Mines est très riche en histoire. En effet, cette municipalité de la MRC des Appalaches fut pendant plusieurs années, une des régions minières les plus importantes au Québec. Pendant près d’un siècle, ce sont ses importants gisements d’amiante qui ont fait sa renommée, mais qu’en est-il aujourd’hui? Qu’est-ce qui fait qu’on veut visiter Thetford? Eh bien, j’ai plusieurs réponses pour vous et elles se trouvent dans cet article!

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