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very good sample of Jade pieces together with history

is relatively a small museum; however, it has a lot of very well preserved and presented pieces... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
Luis P
Perfect Location

If you want to know the story about amber, this is a good place to check out the history and also... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
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Diego de Mazariegos # 23-c esq. 5 mayo | Centro, San Cristobal de las Casas 29200, Mexico
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Reviewed 15 September 2018

is relatively a small museum; however, it has a lot of very well preserved and presented pieces; along with history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Luis P
Reviewed 2 May 2018

If you want to know the story about amber, this is a good place to check out the history and also the processes. They also sell amber there so you are likely to get a quality item if you do decide to buy a piece.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 18 March 2018

This is a very small self guided exhibit about amber, but interesting based on the availability of amber in the region

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Small but interesting museum (good alternative when the main amber museum is closed). Lovely pieces of jewellery for sale, and very well-priced for the quality and guarantee of authenticity. Friendly, helpful staff too!

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Kelder74
Reviewed 24 February 2018

From the moment we walked in, we were given a great demonstration by the owner, Luis, on how to identify real from fake amber. The museum itself is small but well done giving you a history of amber, its origins, with several personal collector pieces...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Emily J
Reviewed 28 November 2017

A very well documented and informative exhibition of the history of amber. Incredible pieces. The gallery has beautiful pieces of jewellery for sale.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Laura K
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

San Cristobal de las Casas has a lot of museums dedicated to the precious and semiprecious stones: a part from this one I also visited the Jade Museum and Museum of Amber. I have to admit that this little Museum was the one that I...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Natasa P
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I love the restored ex-convento amber museum up the street but the displays and information, in Spanish and English, definitely provide more actual information. I also enjoyed learning about the woman in Si!mojovel, to whom the museum is dedicated, and her life long appreciation of...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank bmillerOaxaca
Reviewed 26 December 2016

I was told by my hostel owners that this museum was better than the government run one. This museum was very interesting and informative. Although quite small the layout was excellent and the information given in both Spanish and English. Some incredible pieces of amber...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank jwandrews2016
Reviewed 19 October 2016

This small Museum and Amber shop is dedicated to the woman who brought Chiapas amber to the world. In 30 minutes to an hour, you can get a history of this decorative stone, see how it is mined and processed, see all of its colors...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Edward R
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