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Myanmar Gems Museum

66 Kaba Aya Pagoda Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
+95 9 252 526 830
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Formerly excellent

This museum gives an overview to the gemstones and minerals found in Myanmar with current emphasis... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2016
requedieu
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Paris, France
A place full of Gems

Burma is famous for its Rubies, Jade and Sapphire. This museum gives a fair idea of its gems. It... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2016
Rajeev_Bhagwat
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Bengaluru, India
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66 Kaba Aya Pagoda Road, Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar
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Reviewed 15 May 2016

This museum gives an overview to the gemstones and minerals found in Myanmar with current emphasis on jade. One or two of the displayed rubies are noteworthy with the remainder being ordinary. Do note, their best pieces are no longer here as these were relocated...More

5  Thank requedieu
Reviewed 11 April 2016

Burma is famous for its Rubies, Jade and Sapphire. This museum gives a fair idea of its gems. It also has several shops selling all kinds of gems.

1  Thank Rajeev_Bhagwat
Reviewed 9 April 2016

We visited th gems museum but never made it to the actual museum as got caught up viewing and bargaining for jewellery on the lower floors. Found the rings to be very lightweight with little gold. It was explained that the main feature are the...More

Thank Calamari1041
Reviewed 24 March 2016

The top floor of this building is a very interesting, albeit small gems museum with lots of examples of gems and minerals from Myanmar in various states of being fashioned and includes a light up map model that shows you where each type comes from....More

Thank malcolm b
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Did not visit the museum after reading all its unfavorable reviews. We went to the Gems Mart; a good place to visit and shop for precious gems. Be prepared to negotiate when buying gems in order to get good bargains. Disappointed as was having high...More

3  Thank Soursquirm
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

This gems museum consist of 3 floors of gem shops and a top floor where the museum is. You pay 5 usd entrance. But the one floor is well worth seeing, some stones are outright spectacular and show Myanmars richness.

Thank Taco d
Reviewed 27 February 2016

I was traveling with a friend who is very interested in gem stones, so this was a destination stop for her while we were in Yangon. The museum itself has a fair display of stones, both cut and set into jewelry, however the only displays...More

Thank rita and bob s
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I wouldn't say this is worth a trip to see for itself - we only came here since we had some time to kill enroute to the airport. The famous stones are actually removed and sent to the new government capital city they're developing so...More

Thank globetrekker88
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Good place to find good quality gem stones at reasonable price. Best check out the various stalls on the ground floor for good bargains. Remember to ask for free gifts when you make a purchase.

1  Thank Edwin S
Reviewed 16 February 2016

We didn't really visit the museum but went to all the shops on the ground floor - spent a fair amount of time there and didn't really feel the need to go up to the 2nd and 3rd levels. They have a good range of...More

Thank Divya1526
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trilogyfox
i will be in Yangon for about 5 days. I am interested in buying Jewelry wholesale as I will resale the items purchased.I have a business # and appropriate business papers. Will you sell wholesale? If not can you direct me to dealers who sell wholesale to the trade? I will be in Yangon staying at Sule Shangrala Dec24through the 28th Thank you Sandy Fox Indulgence
29 July 2015|
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Response from Beanca D | Reviewed this property |
Hey Sandy Fox, I can highly gecomend following shop at Gems museum: Kaung Sint Yadanar Gems & Jewellery Counter No. 6,11 Ground Floor Myanmar Gems Museum 66 Kaba Aye Pagoda Road, Yangon Tel. +95-95128175 She did for me... More
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