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enjoy the visit very much

I recommend you have guides in several languages, it is very nice and interesting, It's a bit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Nicole J
Interesting place

You can learn a lot about Bolivian history and richness in this museum, the place is nice, not... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Abi B
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The museum is a tribute to beauty. Shows the art and technique of gold, silver and gemstones from Bolivia.
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Plaza 25 de Mayo Nro 59 | Interseccion Calle Aniceto Arce, Sucre, Bolivia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I recommend you have guides in several languages, it is very nice and interesting, It's a bit more expensive than other museums in the city but it's worth it, and you can not take photos

Thank Nicole J
Reviewed 10 July 2018

You can learn a lot about Bolivian history and richness in this museum, the place is nice, not exhausting like other museums and the guide we had when I went there was very good.

Thank Abi B
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

We had a tour in French with a very good guide. He knew how to catch us and we enjoy our visit. I recommended to all, very interesting and price is good for the quality of the visit!

Thank Fredina28
Reviewed 12 June 2018

I came here 2 years ago when it was new. Amazing collection and display of Bolivia's gold, silver, tin and other mining and precious stone resources. Well presented by Herbert, it was an absolute privilege to revisit it again after 2 years. Tour takes about...More

Thank scrumpylondon2018
Reviewed 20 April 2018

is located in the central plaza i will go visited for recomendattion in tripadvisor. the Price for enter is 20bob

Thank lalo c
Reviewed 15 April 2018

One of the nicest Musesum we've been to in sucre. Gives an Interesting Insight not only into Minerals and the Mining Industry but also the History of Bolivia. Lots of Jewelry to be had in the Gift Shop at the End. Tours are available in...More

Thank ocharni
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

I a not normally a museum visitor, however had an hour to kill, we were outside the museum, so gave it a go , we were very fortunate, the guide we had was great, very good English. He explained the history of mining for precious...More

1  Thank Milano691
Reviewed 23 January 2018

One of the best museum tours I had in South America. Guide was friendly, knowlegeable, and spoke great English. Really made you feel welcome. The museum is privately owned by two (wealthy) families from Sucre. There's a whole backstory about how they bought the (very...More

2  Thank James G
Reviewed 27 December 2017

The guided visit was amazing thanks to David. His French accent made the experience so interesting and amusing. He talked about the origin of gems, how they are extracted from the Earth and different types of industrial processes used throughout history of Bolivia. Would highly...More

2  Thank LuisPC88
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to go to this museum not really knowing what to expect. We were the only people there so we had a great private tour in English of the house as well as all the jewels of Bolivia and the region. Very informative and...More

1  Thank drakave
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Response from miguel m | Property representative |
In the museum you can see genuine and unique Bolivian gems; You can learn about the different techniques used in gold, silver and precious stones from extraction to finished jewelry made. The museum also shows the social... More
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