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Interesting display of Mayan jade objects

This is actually a part of a jewelry shop. The Museum houses a very interesting display of... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2019
ShilohinBC
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Lower Mainland, BC
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Small museum but worth visiting

After you buy your ticket to enter the Jade Museum one of the employees gives you a quick... read more

Reviewed June 3, 2019
travelerd2011
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed December 30, 2019 via mobile

This is actually a part of a jewelry shop. The Museum houses a very interesting display of replicas of jade objects found in Mexican archeological sites. There is a booklet that you can use to guide you through the display cases. Very informative as to the origins of each object and where the original is now housed, usually in museums outside of the country. Entry fee of 30 p.

Date of experience: December 2019
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Reviewed June 7, 2019

It is an interesting museum with original pieces that show the use of jade in this Mesoamerican region, in the end it is the store with Jade products, they are not cheap given that Jade is a Jewel. but there are pieces that are accessible and they are also certified with authenticity.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 3, 2019

After you buy your ticket to enter the Jade Museum one of the employees gives you a quick introduction about the museum and the process on how they get the jade. After the introduction you see the museum on your own. They have information on the Aztecs, Olmecs, Toltecs, Mayas. Do not forget to look at the very interesting information on the Maya king Kinish Janaab Pakal. Also pay attention to the sign because there is one room where photography is not allowed. It is not a large museum so you will be out quickly to continue visiting other places in San Cristobal de las Casas.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed March 4, 2019

A lot of information of the Jade found in south Mexico and central America. It is a small place but very nicely kept. Beautiful jade jewelry shop.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

If you want to see high quality jade (not the stuff sold on the street), then stop by the "museum" and take a look. It is a large gift shop which also has a small selection of souvenirs. Prices are not inexpensive,but these are quality items.

Date of experience: November 2018
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