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Phuket Seashell Museum

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Address: 12/2 Moo 2, Viset Road, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
Phone Number: 076613666
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2 tier pricing system

First the bad news, they have a 2 tier pricing system, tourists pay 500% more than Thai's, but if you are a foreigner as they say with a Thai driving license then you get the same... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Rawai, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

What a welcome break to he heat of the day. An underground museum. nothing like what i had in my mind Some great exhibits and a lovely shop Well worth the money

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Don't waste your time going there, you pay for the ticket to see nothing. Quite boring! That's why nobody was there when I visited, no wonder!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

200baht entrance ticket for each person is too much , but we can see some good collection of sea shells over here. On the main road and very easily accessible from all parts of Phuket.but this is not a must visit place in Phuket. Thanks a lot for everything, Loving you so much, Peacefully yours. S M Bega Raaj. Happy... More 

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Rawai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

if you looking for quite place, and clean , go away from busy city, Rawai beach is one of choise for you, with beautyful beach, nice seafood at fishingman village, suft bord at naiharn beach is so cool in this season , Homepro market , naka market ( week-ed market) if you need more information call(0066 862833644) free all information... More 

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

We didn't know there are so many beautiful and interesting seashells. You can definitely spend 1 hour or more feeling amazed and fulfilled.

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Phuket, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Nice museum to visit on rainy day. Easy accessible. Go here only if there are not too many tourist busses in front of the building. Nice and edjucative place to spend a day with children.

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Rawai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

First the bad news, they have a 2 tier pricing system, tourists pay 500% more than Thai's, but if you are a foreigner as they say with a Thai driving license then you get the same price as a Thai. I so wish the British Embassy would charge Thai's 500% more for a visa then they do for other countries... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

200 bath per person ticket. Feels cheated by this private company museum. Nothing to see for expensive ticket. This is first and last visit thus cut throat attraction. During my visit, no other visitor dare to come, upper floor is selling sea shells and souvenirs and ground floor is for museum. Very dry and no attractions.

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Bellingham, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

A neat small museum with an incredible collection...very friendly staff...a nice break from chaotic Phuket!

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Doha, Qatar
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

A spur of the moment stop led us to this small museum in Rawai. A great place to spend an hour or two on a rainy day! The museum is well laid out, although just as much space is devoted to selling as it is to showing! The museum itself is located in the basement level, with good lighting and... More 

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