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a close up view of some rare minerals such as amethyst from brazil, aquamarine from russia, and red apophyllite from nasik kept at gargoti museum

Malegaon, Maharashtra, India

Mineral Museum

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A Treasure Trove

Gargoti Mineral Museum, located in Malegaon, Maharashtra, is a unique and fascinating museum dedicated to showcasing a stunning collection of minerals, crystals, and gemstones from around the world.

It is a treasure trove for mineral enthusiasts and those interested in Earth's geological wonders. The museum's collection boasts over 10,000 specimens of minerals, including rare and exotic specimens.

front view of gargoti mineral museum building

Visitors can marvel at the dazzling colors, intricate crystal structures, and the sheer diversity of minerals on display.

The museum houses an impressive assortment of minerals and gemstones, many of which are beautifully lit and displayed. Highlights include amethyst geodes, quartz crystals, tourmaline, sapphires, and numerous other specimens that showcase the natural beauty and diversity of Earth's mineral kingdom.

Captivating Specimens

The museum offers a rich educational experience for visitors of all ages. The displays are accompanied by informative explanations about the minerals, their origins, and their geological significance. It's an excellent place to learn about Earth's geological history and the processes that form these captivating specimens.

a lot of rare minerals placed in cabinet within the gargoti museum

The museum can be visited year-round, as it is housed indoors. However, the best time to visit Malegaon and the Gargoti Mineral Museum is during the cooler and more comfortable months, which typically range from October to March. This period is ideal for exploring the museum and the surrounding areas without the discomfort of extreme heat.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Mumbai, Maharashtra

flightNashik Airport - 40 Kilometers

directions_carNashik - 30 Kilometers via Nashik - Pune Rd

trainNashik Railway Station - 30 Kilometers

a close up view of some rare minerals such as amethyst from brazil, aquamarine from russia, and red apophyllite from nasik kept at gargoti museum

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