Rio de Janeiro Sights

Museu H.Stern

  • Rua Garcia D'Avila 113 Map It
  • Ipanema

Published 06/18/2015

Fodor's Review

Hans Stern started his gem empire in 1945 with an initial investment of about $200. Today his company's interests include mining and production operations, as well as stores in Europe, the Americas, and the Middle East. The world headquarters of H.Stern contains a small museum that exhibits rare gems. On the self-guided workshop tour, you'll learn about the entire process of cutting, polishing, and setting stones. Afterward, you get a personal consultation with a salesperson, although you should not feel obliged to buy. The museum can arrange free transport to and from your hotel.

Sight Information

Address:

Rua Garcia D'Avila 113, Rio de Janeiro, 22421–010, Brazil

Map It

Phone:

021-2106–0000

Sight Details:

  • Free
  • Tours by appointment only; booking form on website

Published 06/18/2015

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