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Kemin Jalokivigalleria (Kemi Gemstone Gallery)

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Address: Kauppakatu 29, Kemi 94100, Finland
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A gallery/museum with gemstones, including the crown made for the King of...

A gallery/museum with gemstones, including the crown made for the King of Finland (never used as Finland became a republic) and a replica of the British Imperial State Crown.

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A Gem!

A wonderful collection of many different gemstones and mineral samples. With each item on display, there was information on composition, mining locations, uses and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 October 2014
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Perth, Australia
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Ibiza
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

I have visited this museum a number of times and each time I find a new gem. The displays are very informative and the friendly staff is most knowledgeable and are eager to answer your questions

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2016

This stone gallery is small, but very informative. The upstairs section has a display on a variety of royal crowns and the history on several large diamonds that have been found over time. This is a great place to spend an hour while your staying at the Ice Castle, as it is right across the street.

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Finland
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2016

I have visited this place couple of times some 10 yrs in between the visits. The only difference was the entrance fee that had raised. The stones could be presented in much more interesting way as there are real gems (pun intended!) there. I wish they would have more experienced and inspired staff to share the knowledge. Serious facelift is... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2014

A wonderful collection of many different gemstones and mineral samples. With each item on display, there was information on composition, mining locations, uses and trivia/history. There were several replica crowns, but the genuine Finnish Royal Crown (King of Finland) was on display (was never used because Finland became a Republic). We were lucky to be there at the end of... More 

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Thank Dave B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2014

Suitable place for families, but not with children under three years old, because there are lot of small gems for little fingers to catch.

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 April 2014

There are a lot of rocks of gems on display and upstairs there is a necklace of diamonds. Sorry I didn't get the name as I got there late. Price is 10 euro to enter. Very small gallery right next to the ice palace.

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Yavne, Israel
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

Were taken to the gallery as part of the tour. Relatively small, not very interesting and not really worth the time, especially not if it is not included in a package you took.

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Lulea, Sweden
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2013

I am a gemstone-lover. Thus, I was really looking forward to the gallery. However, the 8 Euro entrance fee is not worth it. The gallery is very dated, and the stones are set up within a glass box- much like how you would expect a stuffed animal to be. The information provided is very basic. There are, however, some exquisite... More 

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Oulu, Finland
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2012

This place really have nothing to offer..and the ticket price is pretty expencive.

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Inari, Finland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2011

This was very interesting to visit there and learn more about Gemstones, find new ones and possibility to buy something with.

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