Smithsonian Rock and Gem Dig Kit

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Give kids hands-on learning with a rock and gemstone kit. Little geologists can excavate and identify gemstones and minerals while learning how these natural wonders are formed. Kids can then scientifically test the stones for hardness and streak. This Smithsonian Rock and Gem Dig Kit comes packed with tools and gems and minerals (and safety goggles!) so kids can start exploring the wonderful world of rocks.

Museum Story

The Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History is the world's preeminent museum and research complex dedicated to inspiring curiosity, discovery, and learning about the natural world through its unparalleled research, collections, exhibitions and educational outreach programs. The Janet Annenberg Hooker Hall of Geology, Gems, and Minerals houses the vast National Gem Collection.


  • Includes 11 real gemstones and minerals
  • Mallet, dowel, and goggles included
  • Intended for ages 8+
  • Made in China

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    Karen Walker

    January 1, 2021

    Customer Rating: 2 out of 5 My 9 year old had fun until the gems/minerals/rock...

    My 9 year old had fun until the gems/minerals/rocks were out and then tried to identify what she had. Problem? She couldn't. More than half weren't pictured and there wasn't a list of possible stones and their traits, leaving her frustrated and guessing as to was she got. Apex, NC

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