Yamanashi Gem Museum

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Details


Address
船津6713
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Phone
+81-555-73-3246
Website
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Open Hours
1-2: Mon-Tue: - 09:30-17:00 Thu-Sun: - 09:30-17:00 3-10: Mon-Tue: - 09:00-17:30 Thu-Sun: - 09:00-17:30 11-12: Mon-Tue: - 09:30-17:00 Thu-Sun: - 09:30-17:00

About this sight

The only gem museum in Japan till this day, this museum showcases 3,000 gems collected from around the world. The museum is located in Yamanashi prefecture, known for its long history with crystals. Today, the region is home to the second largest gem industry, next to Oberstein Germany. Along with its rare collections of rough stones, cut gems and accessories, the museum walks visitors through the long history of previous gems, providing an explanation of each gem's special origin.