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Address: Duarte St 61 | Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-586-2848
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This two-story Victorian museum holds the largest collection of amber in...

This two-story Victorian museum holds the largest collection of amber in the world.

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Very interesting

Only thing keeping this from a DR 5 star is the pushy selling at the end. Sorry no pictures but a good display of Amber and huge jewelry store on the way out.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Ottawa, Canada
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45 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was interesting to learn how that the amber was a tree sap, that trapped plants, insects and in some cases, small animals. The tour took 15 minutes and then you are led into a shop to buy articles.

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Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only thing keeping this from a DR 5 star is the pushy selling at the end. Sorry no pictures but a good display of Amber and huge jewelry store on the way out.

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Thank Xisplayer2013
Mississauga, Canada
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has a good collection of the amber pieces and the tour guide explained many interesting facts about amber mining and the process of jewelry making.

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Thank Alla299
St. Petersburg, Russia
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138 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum displays quite a few interesting and precious pieces of Amber: diverse in colors; some are really unique, with insects inside. Museum shop is nothing special, though.

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Port Coquitlam, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The "museum" is actually 3 rooms of rocks exhibits in a building which was once nice ... but now it looks like will benefit from renovation ... especially the bathrooms!

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Getting from our cruise ship to the museum we went through bad neighborhoods in our small cab. It is in the middle of small streets in the City. Big buses were there with tourists also. They have a small but nice museum showing haw they dig up the amber. upstairs you find the sales room. There was a woman rolling... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Museum is placed in beautiful historical victorian building former high school. There are only several exhibition halls there but with interesting and even some unique amber samples. Entry fee cheep $1-2 US per person

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South Dennis, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

knowledgable and informative, excellent history and tour but beware the hardsell at the giftshop !!!

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Thank masterworksbronze
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

very nice to see , very friendly team , very nice to see , its something different. you can taste cigars and mama juana for free!

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South Gate, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

I visited July 2015 and all the Amer is so beautiful. I fell in love with the chess board. Downstairs you can make a cigar for free. They also give you samples of Mamajuana, an alcoholic drink for health benefits.

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