Quartz and its relatives are remarkable family. They fascinate us with their beauty ...

...and at the same time they are so obvious part of our civilization, that we even can't imagine our life without them.

You'll make a trip for agates around the whole world.

Using the binocular microscope, You'll discover the beauty of their three-dimensional models.

Color photographs will allow You looking into the depths of dozens of other minerals.

Here You will find hundreds of examples of apparent and hidden use of quartz and his family in our lives.

You'll find out that quartz plays an important role in the industrial history of Hradec Králové.

Come and try the quartz sparkles underwater ...

... and to make themselves sure that without quartz and his family, our lives would look very different.