If you love gems, minerals, and rocks don’t miss the oldest and largest gem and mineral show in the world held in Tucson, Arizona. Held annually in late January or early February, the Tucson Gem & Mineral show features hundreds of vendors from around the world. They offer a variety of minerals and jewelry for sale.
What to see at the Tucson Gem & Mineral Show
Don’t miss out on the beautiful exhibits from private and museum collections. Free seminars are offered throughout the week to the public.
The main show is at the Tucson Convention Center, however, there are more than 40 vendors throughout the city. The entire city welcomes gem and mineral collectors, museum employees, dealers, retailers, researchers, and the public together for a week you won’t forget.
Bring your walking shoes, the convention center has more than 180,000 square feet of exhibits to explore. Thousands of visitors from all over the world, visit this annual show.
Address: Tucson Convention Center, 260 S Church Ave Tucson, AZ, 85701
Directions: Downtown Tucson, about 113 miles south of Phoenix.
- Old Tucson Studios (about 13 miles)
- Sonoran Desert Museum (about 14 miles)
- Saguaro National Forest (about 14.5 miles)
- Sabino Canyon (about 15 miles)
- Picacho Peak (about 40 miles)