Amber Museum, Puerto Plata
(2.7/5 based on 600+ reviews on the web)
Admire an array of fossils at Amber Museum. Opened in 1982, the museum was established by the Costa family and American paleontologist Brandt Ghepart. Situated in a Victorian style colonial era mansion, it houses more than a thousand pieces of Dominican amber. Take a tour of the interior to see the extensive collection of the semi-precious material, some containing insect, plant, or lizard fossils. After the tour, you can pay a visit to the gift shop, where you can purchase souvenirs and pieces of amber. Make Amber Museum a part of your Puerto Plata vacation plans using our Puerto Plata holiday planner.
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  • knowledgable and informative, excellent history and tour but beware the hardsell at the giftshop !!! 
  • very nice to see , very friendly team , very nice to see , its something different. you can taste cigars and mama juana for free! 
  • I visited July 2015 and all the Amer is so beautiful. I fell in love with the chess board. Downstairs you can make a cigar for free. They also give you samples of Mamajuana, an alcoholic drink for hea...  more »
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  • Interesting but small. Blue amber is cool tho!
  • Not expansive, Interesting, but not that much to see. They have more for sell, it's just a jewelry shop.
  • Interesante...
  • Nothing much to see here.
  • Very expensive they abuse the tourist! They wanted $110 dollar for a wristband... dial of silver and Amber can
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