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Crater Rock Museum houses the finest displays of rocks, minerals and gems on the West Coast. Exhibits include a collection of world-class minerals, collection of petrified woods, fossils, lapidary art, archaeological and cultural artifacts, and much more!
The museum gift shop is filled with the works of local artists from the Roxy Ann Gem & Mineral Society.
The museum started out as a humble "shack" where locals could visit and perhaps ask about an interesting rock, or to gather around as a group and share "rock hounding" stories. It's grown a lot since then. The original 5,400 square foot museum is now more than 12,000 square feet, housing a larger gift shop, workshop, and exhibit areas. Outdoors, visit our rock yard and gem-panning sluice!