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What a surprise. Fascinating place..the Namibian crystals are gorgeous. Ended up spending a couple... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hobart, Australia
A gem of gems

I love rocks and minerals and it was a wonderful place for me. The place has two parts: a museum... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
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Corner of Tobias Hainyeko and Theo-Ben Gurirab Avenue, Swakopmund, Namibia
+264 64 406 080
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a surprise. Fascinating place..the Namibian crystals are gorgeous. Ended up spending a couple of hours here.

Thank Virginia15
Reviewed 27 August 2018

I love rocks and minerals and it was a wonderful place for me. The place has two parts: a museum, entrance fee and I could take photos, and the shop, free but no photos. It is an impressive place and could be located in New...More

Thank dl3033_8
Reviewed 2 August 2018

There is a museum displaying various precious and semi precious minerals. It is very well set out and informative. There are shops selling jewelry and stones.. Some really high end, priced accordingly. Some more suited to a limited budget there is a gem garden to...More

Thank oldmike1605
Reviewed 20 July 2018

What a beautiful display of gem stones! There is a cave with crystals and lighting, which is amazing to walk through. All staff were friendly and helpful, which was really refreshing. Definitely a must-see in Swakopmund.

Thank Corlia J
Reviewed 9 July 2018

My last post was about my problem with the VAT refund on my Kristall Galerie purchase. I am delighted to say that almost a year later I have finally received it. So my message to all customers is - don't give up as you will...More

Thank Lynette150
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We were going to skip this as it didn't look like a tourist attraction from the outside. We decided to visit it after seeing that it was highly rated and recommended on TA. I'm glad we did. Very interesting and impressive displays of various crystal...More

1  Thank kashfarooq
Reviewed 27 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent display of gem stones. Large cave of crystals makes it fun for children. Some of the largest crystal clusters are in this collection.

1  Thank Jay J
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place! The collection of stones is jaw dropping. The displays are beautiful. Great signage and professional layout. The jewellery shops are spectacular. A must visit while in Swakopmund. This is after all what Namibia is famous for.

1  Thank fynbosguestfarm1
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Visitors can view Namibia's wealth in crystals at the Kristall Galerie in Swakopmund. I fondly remember this place from childhood, the most exciting feature being the cave, of course, which is still there!! It only costs N$20 per person and does not take up a...More

1  Thank Camel-thorn_Pyrenees
Reviewed 22 May 2018

It certainly is true that it feels more like a large shop than an exhibition, but we still found it most interesting and we learned a lot. Plenty of beautiful gems that we had never heard of. Maybe they shouldn't charge an entry fee ?

1  Thank Dirk W
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Benedikta B
15 May 2015|
Response from SuzanneB57 | Reviewed this property |
I really dont know to be honest. The building was in very good condition. There were security guards around the building. The exhibits were well lighted. It could be Government funded like the Aquarium I am not sure. The... More