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The Fossheim Steincenter (mineral museum) has more minerals than the Norwegian national museum... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2018
Brooklyn, New York
A perfect place to buy really great Norwegian souvenirs! Free Museum!

A wonderful free museum, especially for those who love/like rocks. There are stairs, however, the... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Bergen, Norway
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In Stein Center you will find a jewelery gallery and shops where we lay emphasis on jewelry, souvenirs and artifacts in Norwegian rock. We find most of råstein themselves, and most products are made by our own producers. In our museum you will find...more
Bergomsvegen 30, Lom 2686, Norway
+47 61 21 14 60
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Reviewed 15 June 2018

The Fossheim Steincenter (mineral museum) has more minerals than the Norwegian national museum. It's absolutely gorgeous, so incredible to see all the stones, and the gift shop is amazing too. Our visit here was one of the little highlights of our Norwegian road trip.

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Reviewed 3 August 2017

A wonderful free museum, especially for those who love/like rocks. There are stairs, however, the ground floor is easily accessable for those with phyical challenges. I must say this is a fantastic place to get real Norwegian souvnenirs made with Norwegian gemstones. A great place...More

1  Thank HappyNorwegians
Reviewed 5 November 2016

You can find the national stone of Norway here, it is a pink semi=precious stone. I did not like it, but a lot of people bought jewellery made from this here. Some info about sourcing the stone, but mostly a shop for buying crafts and...More

1  Thank Aussiesinice
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Small but interesting free museum linked to a carved stone gift shop. A must if geology is one of your interests.

1  Thank Bert8500
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Unique place in Lom that was a short walk from Stave church. They have many gem stones and other gifts for sale plus a small gem stone museum you can visit.

Thank Don49680
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very good collection of minerals from Norway and the world. Well worth a visit and the museum was free. You can buy local hand made jewellery, including nor ways national stone. If you want tobuy they are good prices. Staff very happy...More

Thank Anr315
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I did not know there are so any beautiful stones - and I did not know that it was possible to make so many strange rings from stones…. you can buy them here!!

Thank kristinoslo2015
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

If you like rocks at all, definitely worth a stop. Fabulous collection from around the world, but a proper focus on Norway. We just loved it - from the meteorite and petrified tree on display outside, to the "hairy" rocks of the Faroe Islands and...More

Thank ajwswim
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This place is really worth visiting. The collection in the museum with stones from all parts of Norway is impressive and includes also international interesting stones. You will also be able to buy different stonebased subjects that is much more interesting than what you fine...More

1  Thank Dag K
Reviewed 31 July 2015

A stunning collection of stones from all over the world. Also possible to buy samples to bring home.

1  Thank Øyvind A
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