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Phuket Seashell Museum

12/2 Moo 2, Viset Road, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
+66 76 613 666
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SHELL OF ARTS

World-Class, Of Interest to Academic-Types and Shopping for Pearls and Rare Fossils. This... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
Dananjaya w
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Colombo, Sri Lanka
Definitely lots of interesting sea shells here!

It was a long bus ride from Puket downtown to get to the museum, but I wouldn't make a special trip... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2018
MaggieAlberta_Canada
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Alberta, Canada
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  • Average15%
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12/2 Moo 2, Viset Road, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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+66 76 613 666
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

World-Class, Of Interest to Academic-Types and Shopping for Pearls and Rare Fossils. This collection is incredible, undoubtedly the best open to the public dealing with Indian Ocean shells. There is a self-guided tour with descriptions in Thai and English of each family of shells. I...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2018

It was a long bus ride from Puket downtown to get to the museum, but I wouldn't make a special trip to see it unless you are planning to going by it anyway. It certainly is fascinating to see all the types of seashells displayed....More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018

its worth a short stop if you like to see a nice little collection of seashells in Rawai, South Phuket

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Reviewed 14 March 2018

I was here with girlfriend and couple of friends. We thought that this place is boring as hell, but instead it has very interesting exhibition - ancient relics, shells you will never see anywhere else. Entrance fee was just 200 THB and was a huge...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

We really loved our visit at this museum. The collection is fantastic. Learnt a lot and saw things I don't think I will ever see anywhere else. Highly recommend. We spent about an hour looking around.

1  Thank paulnz00
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

The entery ticket is 200 baht. There are so many different seashells and they are displayed in a beautiful order. It's really realxing to just wandering around this museum, and there are also many souvenirs to choose for a reasonable price

1  Thank Maxine7385
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This is one of the largest collections of seashells in the world. The displays of shells is well done. You can also see the World’s Largest Golden Pearl (160 karats) and a massive 550 pound shell. The golden pearl however lacks luster. This beautiful collection...More

1  Thank Drgole
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Reviewed 2 December 2017

As I am very facinated by natures wonders, I enjyoed my visit to the seashell museum. The way they display all the shells can give hours of amazement and joy on a rainy day.

Thank Elli L
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Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

If you like sea shells then this is the place for you. There is a vast collection from all over the world. 200b for adults 100b for children It took us about an hour to get through the exhibit. We were the only patrons in...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

we spent at least an hour here looking at all the various types of seashells and fossils. Not only from Thailand but all over the world, very well set up and displayed. Upstairs are items for sale to the public .

Thank KarmaTwins
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