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Amber Museum

Duarte St 61 | Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
+1 809-586-2848
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This two-story Victorian museum holds the largest collection of amber in the world.
  • Excellent20%
  • Very good27%
  • Average39%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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Duarte St 61 | Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
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+1 809-586-2848
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a very good collection of Amber and our guide was knowledgeable. We enjoyed it. There are places that sell Amber and you’re not sure if it’s genuine. Here I felt comfortable buying Amber and wanted to buy some after my tour. I highly...More

Thank Delouis W
Reviewed 5 days ago

The reason for the model dinosaur was lost on me till the link between Jurassic Park, and mossies in amber was explained afterwards

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience. Great guide. Learned things about amber that hadn't even occurred to me. Lovely people. A Must do.

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love amber so to see very special pieces of it displayed was a great experiance. There is a place that you can roll your own cigars that is fun to watch. There is a lot to see and a shop to buy things. Well...More

Thank Glynis H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amber museums are all the same. Difficult to get away without having to buy something as hideous of jewellery.

Thank sallypennill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stoped to look at the amber museum very interesting all the amber that is found on the island of dominican republic , its were they found the mosquito with dinosaur d.n.a to film the movie jurrasic park

Thank G8430TZdavidl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anette was the guite who treated the guests like naughty children without any reason. In a museum I am the one who decides what an when I watch the exhibits, NOT THE GUIDE!!! In a most impertinent way ANETTE behaved inaccetably and outrageous! NEVER AGAIN!!!

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The quick two room tour was educational but more info would have been nice. The pressure to buy in the shops was unbearable and made for an unpleasant situation.

Thank Sherri G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great sightseeing.marvelous fossils that have bugs flies mosquito coach roaches spiders etc.inside the rocks.

Thank Dana G
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We visited as part of a trip and found it just big enough to give you enough information without taking too much of your time,

Thank ShazzaThorpey9
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BelindaCreel
14 March 2016|
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Response from fanofthemouse2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Belinda, we stayed at Riu in January which is very close to the dock. You can see the Amber museum as part of a tour as mentioned in other responses or you can go on your own which we did. If you go on your own the cost... More
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ShehzadiF
11 February 2016|
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Response from hilda102320 | Reviewed this property |
It is in Old Puerto Plata near the Cathedral. It is a fair distance from Playa Dorado. Can't say for sure how far but you cannot walk. Sorry I do not know more. We had a car and drove in from Sosua.
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