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Tanzanite Experience

India St | Blue Plaza, 3rd Floor, Arusha 255, Tanzania
+255 754 600 991
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GENUINE STONE CERTIFIED

There are many gem stone shops in Arusha and Tanzania , But this is the source and place one can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
mugenyi55
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Arusha, Tanzania
Interesting and pleasant experience

Inspired by TripAdvisor high rate we went to see the place on Sunday but unfortunately it was... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ITOUMK
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Visit The Tanzanite Experience and learn about the history, mystery and rarity of this precious gemstone, unique to Tanzania. Through a series of interactive tours and visual exhibitions, including a replica of a Tanzanite mine shaft, visitors discover how tanzanite was created, named, mined, cut, polished and graded. There is also the opportunity to purchase tanzanite direct from the source with all gemstones purchase being accompanied by a certificate by The Tanzanite Laboratory™.T The museum is located in the centre of Arusha and has a store attached and in addition, there are also stores at Arusha Coffee Lodge, Manyara Airport and The Manor in Ngoronoro. The Tanzanite Experience is dedicated to create a greater awareness of the rare and precious tanzanite and offers visitors a complete ‘tanzanite experience’.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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India St | Blue Plaza, 3rd Floor, Arusha 255, Tanzania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many gem stone shops in Arusha and Tanzania , But this is the source and place one can get a genuine and certified gem. there are many risks to shop else where , one might end upwithcand counterfiet gem . be smart shop...More

Thank mugenyi55
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind review! We are pleased to know you appreciate the care we take to ensure our customers are guaranteed to be sold authentic gemstones. We hope to welcome you at our stores again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Inspired by TripAdvisor high rate we went to see the place on Sunday but unfortunately it was closed. We returned the next day and met lovely Theresa who gave us a great tour of the place and facilitating detailed description of Tanzanite history and manufacturing...More

Thank ITOUMK
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for such a lovely review! We were delighted to read it and are so happy to hear you enjoyed your visit. We love Tanzanite so much and it greatly pleases us when others appreciate its uniqueness and beauty as well. We...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed the tour and introduction to Tanzanite. While we were not in the market to purchase, we enjoyed learning about Tanzanite from the very gracious guide. Thank you so much.More

Thank PamelaFriesen
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking time out to tell us you enjoyed your visit! We are glad that we could share with you the unique story of Tanzanite that helps us to appreciate this precious gemstone more. Looking forward to welcoming you once more in the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited the store/ tour and were very happy with our experience. The host took us around and explained the history very well and and answered all of our questions. We even sat through the 10 minute movie (although we thought is...More

Thank broadfi2
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you very much for taking your time to write this lovely review. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your 'experience' and that we were able to share our regard for this unique and exquisite precious gemstone. We hope having your ring will help...More

Reviewed September 13, 2017

The Tanzanite Experience is located in the Arusha Coffee Lodge. Showcase of beautiful Tanzanite pieces most set in white gold but some in yellow gold or silver. The really beautiful pieces are quite expensive. Very friendly and helpful staff. I didn't know that Tanzanite is...More

Thank Olle O
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 15, 2017

Thank you very much for visiting our store at Arusha Coffee Lodge and for taking the time to write this review. We are so glad that you enjoyed your time with us and got to see the exquisite Tanzanite gemstones and jewellery on display and...More

Reviewed September 12, 2017

This was my second trip to Tanzania. The first trip I had purchased stones from the Arusha Coffee Lodge and fell in love with my jewelry. This trip I brought 3 friends with me and had arranged to have a tour of the simulated mine...More

Thank Janet H
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2017

Thank you so much for your lovely review and we are delighted that we could welcome you back to The Tanzanite Experience and that you were able to enjoy our museum tour this time round. It was also lovely that you were able to introduce...More

Reviewed September 9, 2017

We visited Tanzanite Experience during our stay at The Arusha Coffee Lodge. This is the best and most reputable place to purchase Tanzanite stones. We had the best customer service from Fredy who is extremely knowledgeable and trustworthy. This makes for a great souvenier to...More

Thank Barry44
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2017

Thank you very much for your review and we are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your experience at our store at Arusha Coffee Lodge and that Fredy was able to assist you with his knowledge. We hope your wonderful memories of Tanzania stay with...More

Reviewed September 6, 2017

They offer free tours of the shop, that includes a 15' documentary. It's very interesting learning the history of the stones, although obviously the prices are not backpacker-friendly.More

Thank Ανδρόμαχος Δ
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 7, 2017

Thank you for your review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our museum and learn all about Tanzanite. Within our collection we pride ourselves on having a wide range of gemstones suitable for all budgets and our gemstones start as...More

Reviewed September 4, 2017

Very friendly and informative guide, spent ~45 minutes at museum, not pressured to make purchases after tour or give a tip (although I believe we did give a small tip for good experience).More

Thank Jacquelyn M. S
Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Thank you very much for your review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit to our museum and the tour. We hope that you learnt a lot about this wonderful and rare Tanzanian gemstone and look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

After I left the terrific Arusha Coffee Lodge, a friend I was traveling with stayed an extra day and came upon Mr. Kahn's store on the grounds of the ACL. Somehow I missed the store while I was there. My friend didn't. I'd asked her...More

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Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded September 5, 2017

Thank you very much for this lovely review and we are very happy to learn that you were pleased with the service that you received from our team member, Mr Kahn. It is a shame that you did not have a chance to visit The...More

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skpq
February 8, 2017|
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Response from Tanzanite E | Property representative |
Hi, yes The Tanzanite Experience was open in 2011 with a museum and shop however since then it has gone under new ownership and has had a total refurbishment with the museum being much more interactive and featuring a life... More
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Edith W
November 29, 2016|
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Response from Tanzanite E | Property representative |
Hi, yes the name of all of our stores are called The Tanzanite Experience as well as our museum which is located in the heart of Arusha. I hope this help.
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Steve D
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Tanzanite E | Property representative |
Hi Steve, Thank you for your enquiry. All our stones are certified by The Tanzanite Laboratory, which is the most renown laboratory in Tanzania for Tanzanite. They assure the same results as GIA. Shall the results not... More
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