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Larimar Museum and Factory

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Nice little museum

This museum gives a nice little history of Larimar, which is only found in the Dominican... read more

Reviewed April 6, 2018
kt149
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San Ramon, California
Larimar Museo Dominicano

A small, but interesting and informative collection about larimar, this blue semiprecious stone... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Footprints672990
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Calle Isabel La Catolica #54, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

The Larimar Museum is located at the intersection of Calle Isabel Catolica and Calle Padre Billini, about 2-3 blocks south of where the TripAdvisor location is. All the Museums in Zona Colonial are stores with educational displays on the second floor, and the Larimar “Museum”’s...More

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Reviewed April 6, 2018

This museum gives a nice little history of Larimar, which is only found in the Dominican Republic. There are great samples of the rock. The museum is located above a shop which sells Larimar jewelry. Jewelry in the shop is expensive - shop around and...More

1  Thank kt149
Reviewed July 23, 2017

A small, but interesting and informative collection about larimar, this blue semiprecious stone found only in DR, its forms and types, mining locations, formation etc. Downstairs there is a shop (for us it seemed a bit overpriced) and the museum is located upstairs. Entry is...More

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Reviewed December 26, 2016 via mobile

The exhibit was interesting, but very small and basically just a ploy to get tourists in to the shop. The jewelry is WAAY overpriced - we bought similar jewelry a few blocks over for less than 1/4th of the price.

Thank Wanderer470197
Reviewed November 30, 2016

If you are in the colonial city this is a good place to visit, they have a lot of larimar and amber jewerly pieces to admire and to buy.

1  Thank JCFondeur
Reviewed November 20, 2016

The upstairs rooms have information on Larimar and a few really cool pieces, but that is just an excuse to have a good store. But is a really good store. The top floor is also interesting because you are able to see what a very...More

1  Thank Jana B
Reviewed August 23, 2016

If you are looking for a beautiful blue stone, an original piece for a give of for yourself, the Larimal store is your place to find a beautiful jewelry.

Thank Luisa S
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Good history on Larimar. Very helpful staff, do not pressurising, knowledgeable, a definite must if wanting to purchase Larimar

1  Thank Catherine1711
Reviewed May 11, 2016

Ok Lari mar is a semi precious stone only found in the sea around the Island , they try to sell it to you everywhere .It is not cheap and all the guides takes you there maybe they get a commission on the sale ....More

Thank jaynecleveley
Reviewed March 23, 2016

My wife & I were looking for some larimar jewellery & visited the museum for information & to compare prices. We ended up buying from a larimar (& amber) manufacturing jeweller in Celle El Conde where we had ween some items we liked. The museum...More

Thank David R
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