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Interesting museum

If you want to know more about gems and see some fine examples this is the place to go... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
Joost B
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THE PRIDE OF MYANMAR

Valuable gems very poorly exhibited. Poor lighting and insufficient information . Hardly any... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Randolph P
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Yaza Thinghaha Road, Naypyidaw, Myanmar
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you stay just one day in Nay Pyi Taw - as the majority of tourist do -do not waste your time visiting this place, the National Museum is definitely much more interesting! Besides, if you are a disabled person not only you have to...More

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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

If you want to know more about gems and see some fine examples this is the place to go. Descriptions are in Myanmar and English language. And there is a huge market on the groind floor to buy some stones after your visit. Also for...More

1  Thank Joost B
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Valuable gems very poorly exhibited. Poor lighting and insufficient information . Hardly any English speaking staff.

Thank Randolph P
Reviewed 16 June 2018

I was happy that I visited it. The museum is on the second floor and the gem shops are on the ground floor. The guide was very informative and the range of gems was amazing. it took me a good 45-60 minutes to walk around...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 15 April 2018

Very quiet but interesting museum which really gives a clear picture of how rich the mineral wealth of Mynmar is. Some incredible gems and other exhibits on display.

3  Thank richard s
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Naypyidaw's spanking new, Texas-size version of Yangon's gem museum follows a similar formula: upstairs, you pass through vault doors of jade into the "museum" , which displays trophy examples of Myanmar's precious minerals, pearls and jade, both raw and fashioned into exquisite if occasionally Trumpian...More

Thank rjt119
Reviewed 3 January 2018

A little bit of a language barrier trying to buy tickets, CASH ONLY. One we were finally in I saw some of the most amazing Jade and precious stone displays I have every come across. Take about two hours to enjoy, then go downstairs to...More

Thank rafterboy42
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Big airconditioned room with about 100 displays with a minimum of English text. The real idea is to get you to the shops on the ground floor. Entrance for foreigners is 5 usd per person, also for small kids. So 12 times more than a...More

Thank KittyKoudijs
Reviewed 21 October 2017

Don't take any photos either. Obviously, most people just come to shop downstairs in the store. Some of the exhibits were interesting but most labels were underwhelming. If you are into jade, definitely worth a visit. I could have stayed longer but my group all...More

1  Thank Chuck C
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Gem Museum is located in Zabuthri Township in Naypidaw. The area upstairs is decorated with large wall glasses and beautiful and wonderful decorations in modern designs. Precious jewels such as ruby and sapphire. quality jade and the largest pearl in Myanmar are on display...More

1  Thank SatyendraGarg
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