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Dec. 2019


By Brecken Branstrator

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New Maine museum has world’s largest collection of moon and Mars meteorites

Bangor Daily News,  By Lori Valigra,  December 15, 2019

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A Museum Devoted to Geological Treasures Opens in Maine

A world-class meteorite collection is among the highlights of the new Maine Mineral & Gem Museum.
NY Times, By Peter Libbey, December 12, 2019

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Maine Mineral & Gem Museum opens, and it’s pretty out of this world

There’s a lot to brag about: ‘We have more of the moon than the world’s 10 leading science museums combined’ By Diane Bair and Pamela Wright Globe Correspondent,
Updated December 12, 2019

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World class display of lunar and Martian meteorites to be unveiled at Maine museum

By Meteorologist Dustin Bonk, WGME, Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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Museum in small Maine town home to one of world’s best collections of meteorites, much more

Steve Minich, Anchor, WMTW December 9, 2019

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A new museum in Bethel features varied treasure – from Maine to the moon

An ‘exceptional’ collection of gemstones, minerals and meteorites – including the largest lunar examples found on Earth – goes on display next month in western Maine.

By Ray Routhier, Staff Writer, Portland Press Herald, November 29, 2019

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