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Etpison Museum

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Address: P.O. Box 7049, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
Phone Number: 680-488-6730
Description: This museum contains paintings and antique maps of Old Palau.

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Nice collections, worth a visit

This museum nicely complements the National Museum. During our visit, they had a nice collection of storyboards. Not enough information on placards regarding all of the exhibits... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 8, 2015
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Los Angeles, CA
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Los Angeles, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

This museum nicely complements the National Museum. During our visit, they had a nice collection of storyboards. Not enough information on placards regarding all of the exhibits, though. However, the cashier was helpful in answering my questions. There is a gift shop upstairs that has a lot of books, storyboards, and do-dads (these are stuff you see in American shops... More 

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Perth, Australia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015 via mobile

it is important I believe that you attempt in your travels to get some understanding of local culture and those who have gone before you in this land, a visit here allows you to do that for sure, very worth while the effort to come and see this magnificent structure and meeting house.

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South San Francisco, California
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101 reviews 101 reviews
54 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We had a fun time learning about local culture and history at this museum and they have a nice gift shop that features locals only hand crafted goods.

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San Jose, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

The museum was a pretty nice museum. There weren't many people at the museum when we visited, so the workers there gave us a quick tour of the place. It's a good place to learn about the Palauan culture.

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Right on main street, Koror, a well presented private collection and great gift shop. Worthwhile stopping place.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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123 reviews 123 reviews
13 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

For a $10 admission, you get one floor of good exhibits and one floor of a gift shop. Its something to do if its raining.

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Seattle
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115 reviews 115 reviews
44 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

loved the museum; truly wonderful displays that will delight. My disappointment centered around the museum selling seashells. What's up with that when you are in a Unesco World Heritage sight that should promote conservation and preservation which cannot happen when you sell seashells, etc.

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Singapore
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58 reviews 58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

It takes you about an hour. Very informative and modern with huge souvenir shop. Only one negative point: I cannot understand why foreigners are charged while locals go free. Is this South Africa 1970?

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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24 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

The belau national museum is more interesting, but it worth while if you have a reiny day in the island

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Falls Church, Virginia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
41 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

I very much enjoyed my visit to the Eptisom Museum. It's small and easily viewed in a half hour. The displays are well marked and interesting and the museum has a very nice gift shop.

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