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Numismatic Museum

Address: Zijstraat No. 7 (In Ministry of Culture building | next to St. Francis Church), Oranjestad, Aruba
Phone Number: 297-8-28831
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Ranked #23 of 26 Attractions in Oranjestad
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Owner description: This museum's collection of more than 30,000 coins and currencies from around the world date back to 5th century B.C., from the Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire and ancient Chinese dynasties.
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Louisville, Kentucky
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243 reviews 243 reviews
67 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

I went to tour the museum and it was really well organized. I was happy I went and I got a wonderful tour.

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Lexington, Massachusetts
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356 reviews 356 reviews
201 attraction reviews
181 helpful votes 181 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

Nice way to seean intersting perpective of local history - try to couple it with a trip to the Mint and yo will have an enjoyable time. NO - they do not give out samples!

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Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

We thought we would visit this museum since my husband collects coins and paper money. It no longer exists! The building is there, but it is no longer a museum.

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Rogers, AR
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39 reviews 39 reviews
18 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2010

We stopped by this museum because I had read about it on trip advisor and thought it might be interesting to see some really old coins from the Roman Empire. We really did enjoy it. The collection here is amazing! I've never been to a coin collection museum before, so this was a first time experience. There was so much... More

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San Anselmo, CA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2009

Had an hour to kill and had seen this museum mentioned in our Fodor's guide. Seeing all the different coins (square, triangles, wild designs) was great, but it was made all the more interesting by the museum owner who gave us a personal tour. We learned about Aruba and it's history and experience as a colony. This place has an... More

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