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“Needs updating” 2 of 5 bubbles
Review of Amber Museum

Amber Museum
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Puerto Plata City Tour with Cable Car Ride
Ranked #12 of 60 things to do in Puerto Plata
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Owner description: This two-story Victorian museum holds the largest collection of amber in the world.
Southwick, Massachusetts
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Needs updating”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2012

This place is in disrepair and is dirty. the amber itself is interesting but not deserving of an entire museum. Our tour here was part of the City Tour package. The tour of the amber exhibits lasted about 20 minutes. The obligatory stay in the gift shop where all the staff is lasted more than 30 minutes. This is typical of all of our adventures on the dreaded city tour.

Visited November 2012
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Ipswich, England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Very interesting but needs updating”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2012

Building very old but needs updating and they claim to use the Jurassic park logo officially but its not quite correct!

Visited November 2012
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Newburgh, New York, United States
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Boring school field trip”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2012

the museum was super small and i think it was a front to just get you into the gift shop downstairs. that contained nothing special. the museum itself tried very hard but was redundant. the tour guide didnt speak much english but it was ok, there was plenty to read. if you go be sure to RUN thru the gift shop. dont stop. they stalk you in there.

Visited November 2012
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Rahway, New Jersey, United States
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26 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Fun time!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2012

This was a fun interesting experience! they gave us a cigar to try and then some mamajuana which was really good!

Visited May 2012
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Corona, California
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17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nothing special”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2012

History of amber in DR and then the gift shop, good cigars though.

Visited July 2012
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