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Address: 43 Ananda Coomaraswamy Mw (Green Path), Colombo, Sri Lanka
Phone Number: +94 11 4 723626
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09:00 - 19:30
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 19:30
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one could see a variety of gemstones and a huge collection of jewelleries....

one could see a variety of gemstones and a huge collection of jewelleries. Gem Museum, as its name, has every collection that one could never miss admiring. Our staff would offer you a high quality service which will help you the most in selecting a precious product.

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Nice place to roam

Taken to this place for shopping as a part of the itinerary by our tour operators. items were really costly. just roam around not for shopping

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 March 2016
Ajay_Kaushik
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Gurgaon, India
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This a 3-story building located NOT near anything. The top floor was the $8 museum (nothing in english) and featured dusty displays of various gems that weren't very interesting. I thing went downstairs to haggle with shop keepers. Jade is t h e cheapest ($1 bracelets), but most gems are set in 24k gold or pure silver. You can get... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016 via mobile

The place looks old and outdated. Once I came with my mom who are a big gem lover but I just didn't get it. They sell things similar to gems in Bogyoke market and I think the latter got a better price and choices. Not impressed.

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Thank ulliee21
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 May 2016 via mobile

There are several touts in Sri Lanka, especially gem shops and "museums". Gem museum is a front for a gem shop. There is NO official Gem Museums in Sri Lanka, there are gem shops doing business as Gem Museums. There are reputable gem shops that (1) don't have a markup to pay tourist guides (it's about 30%) and Tuk Tuk... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

Taken to this place for shopping as a part of the itinerary by our tour operators. items were really costly. just roam around not for shopping

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Wodonga, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

having been brought up in the outback of australia i stumbled across a very rare specimen of a black quartz crystal that is finely tuned and formed in its elegance and beauty formation as rare as it is i too this specimen to a geologist in Melbourne for examination where he determined its rareity, it is aged well in excess... More 

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Bhilai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015

a place of ladies with having love for jewelries of gems ... very awesome place for gems with natural beauty & the process of making a gem is also you can see on it live demo of how a gem is maked so please visit at least onces......

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2015 via mobile

I was taken here on an organised tour by jetwing. The museum turned out to be a scam to get you to buy fake gems. The tour company gets a commission.

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Bali, Indonesia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

Not really into gem stone buat the stones were really beautiful. We had a move of the gem stone searching before we entered the museum and the store.

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Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2015

For those who loves stones, gems, etc.. Surely need to visit this place whenever you are going to Colombo.

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Thank Zana R
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2015

You need to be a gemologist to know what you are buying. Luckily I didn't indulge and only bought a few stones that I had planned on making into pieces. I bought a turquoise stone that turned out to be fake! So disappointed. Watch the video and leave!

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