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Astro Gallery of Gems

Closed Now: 10:00 - 20:00
Open today: 10:00 - 20:00
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Most beautiful place on earth

This place is magnificent! The pieces are breathtaking. I loved every moment spent in this most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Truly special pieces, fantastic service, beautiful store!!

I was visiting NYC and called ahead to see if they had some varieties of quartz points. Robert... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Caryl P
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Considered the world's most established gem and mineral gallery, Astro Gallery of Gems is located in the heart of New York City across from The Empire State Building. Our 10,000 Square Foot showroom has thousands of fine minerals, gems, fossils...more
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417 5th Ave, New York City, NY 10016-2204
Murray Hill
+1 212-889-9000
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is magnificent! The pieces are breathtaking. I loved every moment spent in this most beautiful place on earth when you like minerals, meteorites, fossils. This shop is more than a museum: it is a international treasure!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Anne-Balis
Reviewed 12 August 2018

I was visiting NYC and called ahead to see if they had some varieties of quartz points. Robert (the manager) assured me they had the selection I was looking for, and he helped me when I was in the store. I found my *dream* point:...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Caryl P
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I loved every moment spent in this magnificent place. A very big place with big stones and gems -much bigger (and expensive ) than most avareg gems shops. However dont worry: even the most humble budgeted person will be able to find something in this...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Meranail
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

I didn't find much I could afford here but the items for sale and on display were truly Museum quality. They had huge pieces in the lobby and some amazing one of a kind pieces, including a great meteorite collection.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank maxpaste
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This place is magnificent! The pieces are breathtaking.. astonishing beauty..and I loved every single one. I really wish they were not for sale though, it is a trans-national treasure!

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Fossils, cool minerals, knowledgeable staff. For rockhounds and the general public. A great place to go. Should be a mandatory part of the New York experience.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank PMC456
Reviewed 9 August 2017

My boyfriend and I stopped by to see some gem stones he needed and ended up spending an hour or so in there. Kara and John are fabulous and assisted us with every little question we had. We will certainly be back when we go...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Katrina K
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must see if going to NYC with or without children! We visited the store with 4 children (ages 14-9). The staff at the store was amazingly patient & helpful to us and our children. The inventory in the store is wonderful. But...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 2PharmD-travels
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Museum and store in one can. Very beautiful can. The comparison of other reviewers to the Museum of Natural History is valid one. It is the exhibition which fascinates. Amazing, sometimes unbelievable colors of gems.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Dmitry Z
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very welcoming and beautiful gallery with exquisite gems of all colors, qualities, sizes, prices. It surprises one in its variety and presentation. The energy of the place draws one in. A real treat. Tranquil space right off the hustle and bustle streets of Fifth Avenue...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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