René started building in 1987
See and touch natural crystals
4000 kilo of rose quartz built into a fountain
He has spent a lifetime travelling to every corner of the world to collect crystallised mineral specimens, gemstones, fossils and rocks. He searches only for the best - the most perfect, the most extraordinary, the most valuable, the rarest and the biggest. To house his growing collection of more than 600 individual pieces, René has built 250 m2 of tunnels and
René Boissevain is a man with a passion.
grottos for you to explore. The imagination of one man to build a fantasy cave is only surpassed by the quality and size of the crystals and fossils. This natural history collection can been compared to the best in the world. Carefully positioned and delicately lit, you are free to discover in your own time and encouraged to touch and photograph the crystals.
Open your mind and put all expectations aside, this is not your average museum…
be the first to see inside a 44 million year old geode
Established in 1983, Fascinating Facets is a combination of gallery, rockshop and jeweller. The selection of fossils, gemstones,
unique jewellery and gifts from around the world is overwhelming and the prices very reasonable. You can crack a geode formed 44 million years ago or select a spectacular piece or Amethyst from the rotating carousel. This family business prides itself on offering only natural crystals and gemstones from around the world.
Atherton museum and shop open 7 days* - 69 Main Street Atherton QLD Australia - phone 4091 2365
Open weekdays 8.30 am - 5.00 pm Saturday 8.30 am - 4.00 pm Sunday & public holidays 10 am - 4 pm firstname.lastname@example.org • www.crystalcaves.com.au
*Admission fees apply. *Last entry to the museum is 1 hour before closing. * Free all day parking also for large vehicles. *Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Years Day, Good Friday and for the month of February.
2 www.athertontablelands.com.au Cairns shop open 6 days - 14 Spence Street Cairns QLD Australia - phone 4041 1031
Find us on facebook