Allison and Roberto Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals

Due to high demand and limited capacity, all visitors will be required to join a virtual line for entry into these halls.

Virtual Line Information

  • Reserve any timed-entry ticket for the Museum. (Museum entry time does NOT include a spot in the virtual line.)
  • Join the virtual line as soon as you arrive at the Museum. Look for signs near the entrances for instructions or ask a staff member. 

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The Mignone Halls of Gems and Minerals tell the fascinating story of how the vast diversity of mineral species arose on our planet, how scientists classify and study them, and how we use them for personal adornment, tools, and technology. The galleries feature more than 5,000 specimens from 98 countries. 

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The Museum gratefully acknowledges Allison and Roberto Mignone for their leadership support of the redesigned Halls of Gems and Minerals.

Generous support has been provided by Melissa and Keith Meister, the Arthur Ross Foundation, Kenneth C. Griffin, and David Yurman.

Additional support has been provided by the John & Amy Griffin Foundation and the City of New York.