Idar-Oberstein Travel Tip:
Below the Chapel-in-the-Rocks, right on the Oberstein marketplace the Museum Idar-Oberstein shows its exhibits. Here the visitor will find anything which made Idar-Oberstein well-known and famous. There are important and unique collection of minerals, as well as samples showing the craftsmanship of local engravers, gold and silversmiths. In the most beautiful German crystal hall there are displayed the largest overseas minerals ever to be imported by European countries. And you really should not miss taking a glance into the fascinating fluorescence cabinet. Besides these highlights, there is also a quaint collection related to the city’s history which offers historical impressions of the city of gemstones.
Open daily April - October 9am - 5:30pm; November - March 11am - 4:30pm.
Address: Hauptstraße 436, 55743 Idar-Oberstein
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With a population of around 35,000, Idar-Oberstein is a city in the Rhineland-Palatinate in Germany. The city lies on the Nahe River and is considered the German Capital of the Gemstone Industry. Options for recreational activity in Idar-Oberstein include…
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