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Etpison Museum

P.O. Box 7049, Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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Ranked #11 of 12 attractions in Koror
Type: History Museums
Description: This museum contains paintings and antique maps of Old Palau.
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Grande Prairie, Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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10 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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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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55 reviews 55 reviews
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63 helpful votes 63 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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52 reviews 52 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 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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32 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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Herndon, VA
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Good local museum for learning about the history and culture of Palau. We spent about an hour here. Easy to find on one of the main roads of Koror.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

Very insightful and informative, self service museum. If you are interested how, when and who, this is the place you will get answers to your questions about Belau, its people, the War and all the beautiful animal and plants that live on and around this island group. Also it is a good place to buy souvenirs and small gifts to... More

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Vancouver, BC CANADA
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92 reviews 92 reviews
26 attraction reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

This is a 5-star place. Stunning displays with great descriptions. Allow at least 30-45 minutes here. It is privately owned, and well funded. What a collection. The gift shop is like nothing else in Palau... but watch the prices.

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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Just not much to see after visiting the national museum. Books were over priced, and not impressed with much else.

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