Amber World Museum, Santo Domingo

3.6
#4 of 14 in Museums in Santo Domingo
Small but interesting, Amber World Museum specializes in prehistoric amber. The museum's collection shows off many examples of different shapes and sizes, colors and tone--lots of them flecked with ancient insects and plant matter trapped inside. A knowledgeable guide can take you around the exhibits and highlight interesting information. Browse the shop for amber and amber jewelry, but bring extra cash to cover the rather high prices. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Amber World Museum by using our Santo Domingo trip generator.
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  • August 8, 2017
    It is very educational without being boring. This livened up well, and the Guide gives excellent explanations. The facilities are in excellent condition and give insight and instruction on amber.
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  • August 4, 2017
    We visited this spot during a tour of Santo Domingo. The museum is very nice, but the tour is short. You have a small entrance fee and it is customary to tip the tour guide. The tour lasts maybe 15 - ...  more »
  • July 21, 2017
    It's okay if you're going to spend some time in Santo domingo. Staff very friendly. If you are going for a day: not worth it.
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  • October 11, 2016
    Very informative and they have beautiful original pieces.
  • May 5, 2017
    Large collection of amber and larimar. Good guides. Excellent to buy quality jewellery.
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  • March 15, 2017
    Well organized, attention to visitors is very good have a good guide who showed us throughout the area have very good display of larimar and amber also there are rocks for sale.
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  • April 10, 2017
    Dominican amber Museum.
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