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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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Great little museum

This was another small but very interesting museum. It cost another $10, and again, we felt the entry fee was fair. There’s a section on foreign influences that is fairly... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
kooikermom
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seattle WA
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Makati, Philippines
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Small museum which made the most of the history of Palau, including related info from the Philippines, Afghanistan, etc. 2nd floor gift shop was unique.

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seattle WA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This was another small but very interesting museum. It cost another $10, and again, we felt the entry fee was fair. There’s a section on foreign influences that is fairly limited given the number of countries that previously controlled Palau and the impacts they had on the country. Surprisingly to us, there was not recent history info about what the... More 

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Bali, Indonesia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
19 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Palau have 2 museum, Belau museum and Etpison Museum. this museum owned by Palau ex-president. the collection mostly from Palau and pacific country.

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Los Angeles, CA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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44 helpful votes 44 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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96 helpful votes 96 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
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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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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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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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66 helpful votes 66 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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