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Tanzanite Experience

Open Now: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 8:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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Great place to learn more about Tanzanite and ethical mining

A compact and friendly museum experience with video and recreation of a Tanzanite mine. Clear and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CarolGU1
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Guildford, United Kingdom
Beautiful gems and fun centre

We enjoyed our visit, learned a lot about Tanzanite (and other precious stones, come to that) and... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Imelda456
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Melbourne, Australia
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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...more
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India St | Blue Plaza, 3rd Floor, Arusha 255, Tanzania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting to learn about this precious gem. If you like jewels and have a large budget then great. If not then there are other experiences in Tanzania that are more interesting. Not one as a family with children as they were a bit bored.More

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INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks for taking the time out to review us. We are pleased you appreciated the preciousness of Tanzanite through your visit! Of course our free tour is mainly geared towards educating people about Tanzanite, and the process of obtaining it and thus the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A compact and friendly museum experience with video and recreation of a Tanzanite mine. Clear and friendly presentation . The attached shop had some lovely stones.... but rather expensive.More

Thank CarolGU1
INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Carol, Thanks so much for dropping us a review! We are pleased you enjoyed our service and the experience! We hope that after going through the museum tour, our customers appreciate that our prices may be dear due to the preciousness of the gemstone...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A 10 minute low budget film about a Caucasian woman’s mom who had tanzanite .... with a little historical value ... and 5 minutes of photos of (white) women wearing tanzanite. And then the display cases. Yes, the jewelry is beautiful. But in an African...More

Thank LisaInTanzania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This chain of stores is worth checking out. Prices are high, but a bit flexible. We educated ourselves there, but ended up purchasing at other shops. One needs to learn something about tanzanite before purchasing as quality as pricing varies considerably.More

Thank Joe B
INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Joe, Thanks for taking the time out to leave us a review. We are very pleased that you found the tour and service useful in helping you learn more about Tanzanite :) Of course, as you may remember from your visit to us, the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit, learned a lot about Tanzanite (and other precious stones, come to that) and bought some beautiful things. All the staff were lovely.

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INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time out to drop us a review :) We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your visit to us!

Reviewed October 17, 2018

my first trip to tanzania and of course, i had to stop into the tanzanite museum in Arusha. I love this jewel and had to see the way it is mined and learn all about the propecting techniques. Prior to my travels, i coordinated with...More

Thank osheabob
INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

HI there! It's so lovely to hear from you, we are glad we you felt welcomed and enjoyed your visit. Thanks for recommending us!

Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

This small but compact museum is really informative and worth visiting! They even have a small crafted miniature of the mining area where they get the Tanzanite. They offer a short but very informative tour about Tanzanite even if you are not buying! I also...More

Thank QueeneeMay
INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi there, Thanks so much for taking the time out to drop us a review! It's a pleasure to read your recommendation :) Welcome again

Reviewed October 7, 2018

They have different types of Tanzanite in every price range. In the shop there is an exhibition, too. Staff were very friendly. Worth a visit even if you do not want to buy expensive jewelry.

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INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi George, Pleasure to hear from you, we do appreciate you dropping us this review and we're glad you found your visit to us worthwhile :)

Reviewed October 6, 2018

Had a short visit to Tanzanite shop while on our 12 days journey which started all the way from uganda-Rwanda-Arusha, i enjoyed shopping some Tanzanite jewelries from these guys, the prices here were much reasonable and pocket friendly compared to what other shops were offering...More

Thank Billy S
INFO T, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi Billy, Thanks so much for such a lovely, detailed review! It does make us so happy when we are able to share our passion for Tanzanite with our clients and visitors, and we appreciate the recommendation :)

Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

The Masai Mara experiance is so fulfilling & then when you cross over into the Serengetti the story is un-ending...... The beaty & the beast are captured so perfectly that you are mesmerized & the memory is stuck up high that only another trip to...More

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Tanzanite E, Guest Relations Manager at Tanzanite Experience, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hi there, That is a lovely review about your experience in Tanzanian wildlife! However, you may have gotten the wrong page. We deal with the gemstone Tanzanite and have museums and stores where visitors get to experience the process by which Tanzanite is extracted from...More

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Roberta S
January 29, 2018|
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Response from INFO T | Property representative |
Hi, Thanks for reaching out, pleasure to be assisting you. Yes we do have one. I have messaged you with details as I was unable to send a link via this forum.
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David S
November 14, 2017|
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Response from Karlie C | Reviewed this property |
One block away from the clock tower. On the back side of the Africafe building.
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SKP49
February 8, 2017|
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Response from INFO T | 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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