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Museum of History of Stone-Cutting and Jeweler Art

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Nice museum

When we came today and asked for student tickets, the woman selling them was very unfriendly to us... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2016
Backpacker4
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Dresden, Germany
an esthetic learning experience

This museum was a nice surprise, because i'm generally not a museum person. I knew nothing about... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2013
olga y
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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Absolutely worth a visit, some beautiful old and modern pieces of jewellery, very unique and some stunning stone pieces. Really enjoyed 2 hours and lovely helpful staff

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

This was a surprisingly amazing museum and everything was explained in English. The history of this trade is fascinating and started early here. The pieces are just amazing, the animals, the figurines and especcially the flowers of stone.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

A very nice place for any person interested in jewelry and all mineralogical staff. The collection is not really big and will not be that tiresome to take too much of your time

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2017

The museum is very interesting and has wonderful exhibits of stone art works. It is very well designed and the exhibits are well labeled. Please note that if you want to visit the Emerald Room, you have to make arrangements in advance as they only...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 2 May 2017

I visited this museum by chance, not really wanting to go there, but ended up spending the rest of the day here. The museum staff had to ask me to leave, as their workday was over. I took the audio-guide and took my time listening...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

As other reviewers said, it would have been nice to see more about the actual stone-cutting process. It's more of a museum of jewellary and ornaments - but they are very beautiful. Impressive are the malachite box that Bashov based his fairytale on and a...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

When we came today and asked for student tickets, the woman selling them was very unfriendly to us and refused to give us change until we paid the right amount- but we could see that she had change in her register. However, the others working...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Backpacker4
Reviewed 15 October 2013

This museum was a nice surprise, because i'm generally not a museum person. I knew nothing about stone or stone carving before. In retrospect, given the geology of the Urals and Ekaterinburg's prominence in the region, it is only to be expected that there should...More

Date of experience: June 2013
Thank olga y
Reviewed 17 September 2013

The place is not big. You can see it in one hour. The ladies in charge are absolutelly friendly specially if you have some small Russian skills. But I expected a greater display of stones, jewels or how to work them. And there is not...More

Date of experience: August 2013
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Reviewed 9 December 2012

good experience have a lot of beautiful jewelry, just will need more stone carving, interesting design and color.

Date of experience: April 2012
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