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Worth a visit if you're interested in gemstones

Great place with lots of interesting displays of various gemstones with information about them... read more

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pom1972
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Well worth going

Nice buikding housing some very impressive crystal displays, the 20 N$ entry fee was well worth it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
40jeremyf
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed today

Great place with lots of interesting displays of various gemstones with information about them. Some fabulous stuff in the shops also.

Thank pom1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice buikding housing some very impressive crystal displays, the 20 N$ entry fee was well worth it. Nice explanation and reconstruction of a tunnel that housed some if the exhibits, including a massive rockcrystal assenblage. On the top floor more detailed explanations of types of...More

Thank 40jeremyf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing gems on display with relevant information.They also have a jewellery shop with beautiful items to purchase The place is well laid out on two levels.Clean bathrooms.On the pricy side,catering for overseas tourists.

Thank GeraldineS601
Reviewed 6 October 2018

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

Thank Virginia15
Reviewed 28 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.

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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
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