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Address: 6713 Funatsu, Minamitsuru-gun, Fujikawaguchiko-machi 401-0301, Yamanashi Prefecture
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Phone Number: +81 555-73-3246
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Yamanashi had many crystal mines in the past. Even today, much jewelry is...

Yamanashi had many crystal mines in the past. Even today, much jewelry is produced here using polishing and processing techniques handed down over the generations. Our museum opened in 1975 to showcase Yamanashi's jewelry industry and to teach a wide audience all about gems.

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museum for gemstone lover

small museum for ppl who love gemstone. Good location. the lake is just within walking distance. any more attractions around.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 June 2016
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Shanghai, China
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Shanghai, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

small museum for ppl who love gemstone. Good location. the lake is just within walking distance. any more attractions around.

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Auckland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2015

Fascinating display of gems. Audio guide available. Is attached to a shop with a wide range of gems etc available to purchase

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

If you like gemstones, this is quite educational. Lots of well displayed exhibits. Otherwise can skip it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 April 2015

it's small, but very very nice, there's a small shopping room with reasonable prices after the showing room. there're so many types of gems. and some are so big. my mother loved it so much.

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Bhubaneswar, Orissa, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2015

The shop is open to all but the museum charges you an entry fee like all other places of attraction here. The layout is nice and interesting. But the gem museum at Pattaya, Thailand is a wonderful experience.

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Brisbane Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2014

Great and comprehensive gem display showing gems from all around the world. Very reasonably priced good quality jewellery for sale.

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Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2014

Conveniently located along the Retro and Omni bus routes, this museum exhibits a wide array of gems and crystals in a small space. Well appointed and displayed from its rough stages to polished jewelry, if you love gems, then a visit here will satiate you.

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Yokosuka, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2014

This was a small museum but an awesome and well presented showcase of precious and semi-precious gemstones. They have cut, uncut, and raw examples of a wide variety of gemstones (English labels). There are also a few fantastic amethyst and crystal quartz clusters on display. Another display shows the minerals native to Japan. I like gems so the $9 to... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2014

A museum dedicated to the various minerals and precious stones found the Yamanashi area. It's none interactive, and only worth a visit if you like gems or into geology. Otherwise you'd be bored silly.

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Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2012

theres an entrance fee but to expereince different types of gems, this a good place to visit its a place where u r able to see gems history and how they r made

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