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This is a well-run museum that will give you a good understanding of Chiapas amber and amber in general. Go to the back for the informational video first (subtitled in English) and be sure to find the wee scorpion and even-tinier psuedo-scorpion trapped in amber....More
The Amber museum is right in the center of San Cristobal. They have a great display of amber, from raw material to ornate sculptures, even an amber marimba! All the explanations are in Spanish but you can get a folder with English, as at the...More
I have a friend whose father was a jeweller, and who collects raw jewelry makings. I found the selection here better, and the prices fairer, than anywhere else in town. I had plenty of time for comparison shopping, too, as I loved SCDLC so much...More
there are several amber museums around town. This is the really the best one. It is in a beautiful old convent that the neighborhood initiated for restoration. There collection is bigger than the others, much more interesting, and in a more beautiful setting. Their gift...More
The pieces are beautiful - some jewelry, some carving, some modern, some ancient. The pieces with 23 million year old fossils are amazing. We were given a folder with English language information which was helpful. There is also a short video with English subtitles on...More
We arrived at the Amber Museum at about 1:45 pm. They told us it would close from 2 to 4 but we could stay inside until it reopened. We were advised to watch the video first because it would not run after 2 pm. There...More