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We will be moving out from 222 Queen Street #02-02 to 26A Kandahar Street. Our exhibits will be closed for public viewing from 25 Feb to 14 April.

There will be a final moving-out sale during our last Gems & Minerals week here on 15 March to 23 March.

We will reopen again with effect from 15 April 2019 at: 26A Kandahar Street S198888.

To thank the support of our fans, we will be giving away a FREE tote bag together with a surprise gift inside!

Just show us that you have LIKED the gem museum facebook page when you visit us from now until 23 March. Limited to the first 100 visitors.

Do catch us before we move out! Our visiting hours are from Monday – Friday, 12 pm to 5 pm (except public holidays).

About The Gem Museum

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The Gem Museum is Singapore’s first and most comprehensive private museum located in the heart of the Bras Basah. Bugis district, housed in a preserved heritage building that was once the precinct of a renowned all-boy’s institution – Catholic High School – along Queen Street. The museum features a wide range of gems (ruby, sapphire, spinel, emerald, tourmaline, etc.) and minerals from around the world, including a range of coloured diamonds and a rock garden. The Gem Museum, tells the story of how a gem goes from the mine to market in 4 different stages, from formation, to Mining and extraction, to gem and diamond cutting, lastly to the trade and industry.

The museum first opened its doors on 1 June 2015, as an initiative by Far East Gem Institute to bring knowledge and experience of gemmology to the public. Most of the gems and minerals on display belong to the private collection of Far East Gem Institute’s founder, Mr. Tay Thye Sun.

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