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Franklin Mineral Museum, Franklin

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The Franklin Mineral Museum in Franklin, New Jersey is a mineral, geology, and mining museum at the former Franklin Mine. It is located in Sussex County, New Jersey.

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  • This is a great place to visit. You MUST join the tour to see the mine and the exhibits museum, otherwise you're limited to the gift shop. The tour is wonderful. The public tour is at 1pm (if I...  more »
  • The Franklin Mineral Museum is an interesting small museum dealing with the New Jersey Mining industry. The museum I have to admit is stuck in a time warp where I swear it is 1975 there. The signs...  more »
  • Very beautiful museum! Many rocks from around the world are for sale or on display! There are rocks, crystals, and minerals that you wouldn’t imagine. The historical part of the museum is wonderful, such amazing artifacts, fossils, and tools. The people there are very friendly and are welcoming to everybody. I enjoy visiting every late spring when the weather is just right to excavate.
  • Fun way to pass an afternoon! Friendly, knowledgeable folks. I will definitely be back- next time with gloves and a rock hammer 😉
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