The Munich Show – Mineralientage Munich is Europe’s largest trade fair for minerals, fossils, gemstones & jewelery with over 1,250 exhibitors and around 40,000 visitors. Every year at the end of October, scientists, collectors and dealers from all over the world meet in Munich to exchange, admire and acquire unique natural treasures.

We are pleased about your interest in the event and are always available for questions or interview appointments.

  • 55th jubilee in 2018
  • Date: 26-28 October, daily 09.00 am – 6.00 pm
  • Place: Munich Trade Fair Center, Germany, Entrance EAST – Halls A4, A5, A6, B5, B6
  • Invented in 1964 as a mineral exchange by some ambitious mineral collectors
  • 2018 more than 1.250 exhibitors from over 60 countries
  • More than 50.000m² exhibition space
  • Duration: 3 days (Friday – Sunday), including 1 trade visitor day (Friday) and 2 public days
  • Special Exhibitions 2018:
    • Hall A6 and A5 (Alpine): “Elements” – The Beauty of the Periodic System of Chemical Elements
    • Hall B6: “The Wittelsbach Treasures” on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Free State of Bavaria
    • Hall A5: “250 Years Mauerkirchen Meteorite”
  • Special areas:
    • “Mineral Pavilion” – dealers offering the most exclusive mineral specimen
    • “Alpine Minerals” – alpine mineral hunters showing their findings of this summer
    • “Collector’s cabinets” – private collectors showing their collection
    • “Gemworld Professional” – special area for gem & jewellery professionals only
    • Young Designers Corner” – international jewellery design competition
  • Range of goods:
    • Collextor’s minerals & high-end minerals specimen
    • Rough stones & cutting material (wholesale)
    • Gemstones
    • Jewellery (design, unique & lifestyle jewellery)
    • Do it yourself jewellery (beads & chains, accessories)
    • Stone Art & extraordinary gemstone carvings
    • Decoration and interior design with stones
    • Fossils (museum & collector quality)
    • fossilized wood
  • Events & Service
    • Hands-on activities for children
    • Mineral and gemstone analysis
    • Lecture program
    • Museums
    • Industry associations & trade press

Further information on the gemstone and jewellery part of the show (“Gemworld Munich”) can be found on its own website.

Gemworld Munich


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Birgit Kuhn

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