Amber Museum

Dominican Amber is said to be some of the clearest in the world, and visitors can see for themselves at the Amber Museum. With a wide collection of valuable local amber on display, this museum is one of the more unique offerings on the island.

Exhibits

The amber on display at the Amber Museum is not the kind you will find in the jewelry store. Instead, you will find pieces with fossilized creatures inside, including lizards and bugs.

Staying Close

Amber Museum is located in downtown Puerto Plata, so those staying in this area of the Dominican Republic will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum throughout their trip. There are a good number of hotels in the locale near Amber Museum.

Hotels near Amber Museum
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Hacienda Tropical Resort -- --
Portofino Guest House Guest house 1.7 mi. (1.9 km) ESE
Club Villas Jazmin Hotel 1.9 mi. (3.8 km) NW
Grand Oasis Marien All Inclusive Resort Resort 2.5 mi. (3.2 km) SE
Iberostar Costa Dorada Resort 2.6 mi. (3.4 km) SE
Sun Village Resort & Spa Resort 2.9 mi. (5.6 km) NW
The Bungalows Resort 2.9 mi. (5.6 km) WNW

Location and What's Nearby

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending an afternoon exploring the area is enjoying fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of the museum. The closest restaurant is Provocon 4 Puerto Plata, which serves Caribbean meals. The eatery is a short ways away, but removed enough that you may need to aim for using a particular type of transportation to travel there. La Cocina de Gladys and Polanco Restaurant are some more food and drink options near Amber Museum. At Polanco Restaurant you and your group will want to try a bit of Creole fare and enjoy the culture of the Dominican Republic.

Information

Operating Hours

The Amber Museum is open from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday.

Payment

Admission into the Amber Museum is $3(USD)

Contact Information

Phone Number: (809) 586-2848 Or (809) 320-2215

Location: Calle Duarte 61, downtown Puerto Plata, the Dominican Republic

Website: http://www.ambermuseum.com/index2.html

 

Help us improve! We welcome your corrections and suggestions.