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The Gem Museum

Yaza Thinghaha Road, Naypyidaw, Myanmar
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An interesting visit

I was happy that I visited it. The museum is on the second floor and the gem shops are on the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michele R
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Kingston, Jamaica
Insightful and informative

Very quiet but interesting museum which really gives a clear picture of how rich the mineral wealth... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
richard s
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Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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  • Average25%
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“on display” (4 reviews)
“first floor” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Yaza Thinghaha Road, Naypyidaw, Myanmar
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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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.

2  Thank richard s
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Reviewed 21 June 2017

As I was the only tourist there, the staff was walking always close to my side to turn on the display lights. it hwas a lot of gems but at one point I was just done. also it was not allowed to take pictures.

1  Thank SaraBana
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Unlike all other museums in Yangon, etc that close on Mondays, this city closes it's doors at weekends Sat/ Sun. Disappointed as we arrived on a weekend so couldn't see it.

1  Thank Mel A
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Reviewed 31 March 2017

We spent an hour looking at the various gems they keep in this museum. There were many that we had not heard of before. It was interesting to see

1  Thank Suzanne Y
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