Treasures Of The Earth

Exhibitions

Corpach, Fort William, Inverness-shire, PH33 7JL

    Housed in an atmospheric simulation of caves, caverns and mining scenes Treasures of the Earth will leave you in awe at the wonders which lie beneath your feet.

    This award-winning attraction features one of Europe's finest private collections of priceless gemstones, crystals and fossils.

    Visitors can touch the towering amethyst geodes, some of which are over 7 feet tall and were formed more than 200 million years ago. Rubies, sapphires, diamonds, aquamarines, opals, garnets and emeralds glisten and sparkle as they light the pathways. Examine real gold nuggets and learn the history of the Scottish Gold Rush and the world's largest ever gold nugget.

    Be amazed by the fossil remains nearly one billion years old and examine petrified wood ancient amber and even dinosaur dung. Be sure the take a look at the life size T-Rex skull.

    Take a stroll through the Ultraviolet Cave and watch crystals glow and change colour before your eyes. Take home your very own fossil, gemstone or crystal from the wide variety in the gift shop or arrange an information talk for your group for no extra charge.

     

    Gradings
    3 Visitor Attraction
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Open New Year
    July & August
    1 Jul 2014 - 31 Aug 2014
    April, May & June
    1 Apr 2014 - 30 Jun 2014
    September & October
    1 Sep 2014 - 31 Oct 2014

    March – Nov: Open 7 days a week 10am – 5pm
    Summer (July & August) 9.30am – 6pm
    Dec, Jan, Feb: Shorter opening hours, please check our website for up to date opening times.

    Web: www.TreasuresOfTheEarth.co.uk
    Tel: 01397 772283

    Children

    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Children Welcome

    Facilities

    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted

    Leisure Facilities

    • Gift Shop

    Special Requirements

    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Families
    • School Groups Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Children Welcome

    Domestic

    • Toilets

    Languages Spoken

    • French Speaking
    • Spanish Speaking

    Payment Methods

    • Electron
    • Traveler's Cheques
    • Debit Card
    • Switch Card
    • Maestro Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Cash
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card

    Transport

    • Coach Parking On-site
    • On Public Transport Route
    • Free Parking On-Site

    Road Directions

    Treasures of the Earth is in the village of Corpach, 4 miles from Fort William on the A830 “Road to the Isles” in the west Highlands of Scotland.

    By car from Fort William Follow the A82 north (signposted Inverness) for 2 miles, then take the A830 (signposted Mallaig) for a further 2 miles. We are on the main road in the heart of the village, opposite the Co-operative shop and the Corpach Hotel. Our post code is PH33 7JL

    Public Transport Directions

     

    By bus There is a regular bus service from Fort William to Corpach which stops at our door! The service is operated by Stagecoach and runs every 15mins during peak hours.   By train We are only 200 meters from Corpach railway station, on the Fort William to Mallaig line.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas (Displays, exhibits, rides etc)

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by a ramp or lift to :
      • a public toilet
      • a public toilet suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair
      • the gift shop
      • the information point
      • the ticket issuing point

    General

    • Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility

    Attraction Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance

    Parking

    • Parking provided for visitors
      • Parking on site
    • The route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is :
      • with a ramp
    • There is a drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.

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