Ven­ture into The Rockey

North East Tourist News - - Strathbogie Ranges -

J UST min­utes off the Hume High­way, in Long­wood, Vic­to­ria, you can find The Rock­ery Gem­stone Mu­seum.

The Rock­ery Gem­stone Mu­seum opened on Hill Street more than 16 years ago and in its nine rooms con­tains thou­sands of fos­sils, crys­tals and rare rocks on dis­play and for sale.

The Rock­ery is a house full of the most in­trigu­ing gems, crys­tals and min­er­als from Australia and around the world com­plete with tours and light re­fresh­ments.

Re­cently, The Rock­ery has re­ceived new stocks of jew­ellery, fea­tur­ing gems from In­done­sia and Thai­land.

They have also re­ceived sup­plies of rose quartz and cit­rine, as well as lovely new beads and neck­laces.

Also avail­able are bracelets and ear­rings made from stones in­clud­ing lapis and amethyst.

“The Rock­ery is a great place to get that some­thing spe­cial at an af­ford­able price.

“For any­one in­ter­ested in rocks, crys­tals and gems, come on down to The Rock­ery to find what you’ve been look­ing for,” said owner Mau­rie Brodie.

The Rock­ery Gem­stone Mu­seum is lo­cated at 31-33 Hill Street, Long­wood and is open 10am-5pm from Wed­nes­day-Sun­day, as well as dur­ing school and public hol­i­days.

The mu­seum is also open at other times for groups by ap­point­ment.

More in­for­ma­tion about The Rock­ery is avail­able by call­ing (03) 5798 5595 or see the mu­seum’s Face­book page.

FAS­CI­NAT­ING:The Rock­ery Gem­stone Mu­seum, run by Mau­rie Brodie, at­tracts a range of vis­i­tors en­thu­si­as­tic about gems, crys­tals and min­er­als.

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