GeoWorld Travel geology tours that visit museums. Museums visited on the geological tours include: the Lava Dome, Roman Mine, Herringberg, Messel Pit Visitor Centre, Landes, Huff, Bürgermeister Müller and Jura museums in Germany. The Old Town museum in Lipari. The Erfoud museum in Morocco. The Windhoek Geological and Tsumeb Mine museums in Namibia. The whaling museum in South Georgia. The Etches Collection, and Dinosaur Land museums in England. The National Coal, and GeoMon Geopark visitor centre museums in Wales. The Fossil Butte, Carnegie Dinosaur and Yavapai Geology museums in the USA.
The following trips feature visits to museums:
England & Wales
Jurassic Coast & the Complete Geological Timescale - visits The Etches Collection – Museum of Jurassic Marine Life in Kimmeridge, Dinosaur Land and Lyme Regis Museum in Lyme Regis, the National Museum of Wales in Cardiff, the National Coal Museum in Blaenavon World Heritage site where you can descend the Big Pit coal mine, the GeoMon Geopark visitor centre and the Welsh Fusiliers museum in Caernarfon Castle.
Volcanoes & Famous Fossil Sites - visits the Lava Dome and Roman Mine museums in Vulkaneifel Geopark, Herringberg museum to see Hunsruck slate fossils in Bunderbach, Messel Pit Visitor Centre, Landes Museum in Darmstadt for more Messel Pit fossils, Huff museum in Holzmaden for Jurassic Posidonia Shales fossils, Bürgermeister Müller museum in Solnhofen for Archeopteryx and Jura Museum in Eichstätt for more Achaeopteryx fossils.
The Classic Volcanoes - optional visit to the Old Town museum in Lipari. We also visit Herculanuem and Pompeii which are in effect huge open air museums.
The Trilobite's Sahara Kingdom - visits the Fossil museum in Erfoud where many wonderful trilobites can be seen.
A Geological Safari - we visit the Geological Museum in Windhoek and Tsumeb Mine mineral museum.
Multiple voyages - it is possible to visit the museum in Stanley, Falkland Islands to learn about the history and the 1982 conflict and the whaling museum in Grytviken, South Georgia.
(Future tour still under development) Gold, Diamonds and Mammal-like Reptiles - visits the Ganora Farm museum to see Triassic Karoo Mammal like reptile fossils we also spend a night there, Bloemfontein museum for more Karoo fossils, Cradle of Humankind World Heritage Site museum for hominid fossils, Gold Reef City Mining Museum
Yellowstone, Dinosaurs and Grand Canyon - visits the museum at Fossil Butte National Monument to see Green River Formation fish fossils, Carnegie Dinosaur Quarry museum and the Yavapai Geology Museum at the Grand Canyon.
Day Trips - We visit the National Coal Museum on our Brecon Beacons Tours 'Hobbits & World Heritage' sightseeing tour.