Museums

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 Coal Museum in Blaenavon World Heritage site where you can descend the Big Pit coal mine, the GeoMon Geopark visitor centre and optionally the Welsh Fusiliers museum with Caernarfon Castle.

Germany

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 Jurssic Posidonia Shales fossils,  Bürgermeister Müller museum in Solnhofen for Archeopteryx and Jura Museum in Eichstätt for more Achaeopteryx fossils.

Italy

The Classic Volcanoes - optional visit to the Old Town museum in Lipari.

Morocco

The Trilobite's Sahara Kingdom - visits the Fossil museum in Erfoud where many wonderful trilobites can be seen.

NAMIBIA

A Geological Safari - we visit the Geological Museum in Windhoek and Tsumeb Mine mineral museum.

South Georgia

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.

South Africa

(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

USA

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.

Wales

Day Trips - We visit the National Coal Museum on our Brecon Beacons Tours 'Hobbits & World Heritage' sightseeing tour.

A photograph of the exterior of the Tsumeb museum, taken on a GeoWorld Travel geology and museum trip, tour and holiday
The Tsumeb Museum in Namibia
A photograph of the interior of the Eldheimar Museum, taken on a GeoWorld Travel volcano and geology trip, tour and holiday
The Eldheimar Museum, on the Westman Islands in Iceland
A photograph of James Cresswell and the curator of the Erfoud Museum in front of giant trilobites, taken on a GeoWorld Travel geology and museum trip, tour and holiday
The museum curator and James Cresswell, with huge Ordovician trilobites, in Erfoud Museum, Morocco
A photograph of James Cresswell standing in front of a fossil log encrusted with cinoids in the Hauff Museum, taken of a GeoWorld Travel geology and museum, trip, tour and holiday
James Cresswell standing in front of a fossil log encrusted with crinoids in the Hauff Museum, Germany
A photograph of a pliosaur model at the Etches Collection museum, taken on a GeoWorld Travel geology and museum trip, tour and holiday
A model of a Pliosaur in the Etches Collection Museum, England