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This is hans down one of the best museums I've ever visited. It has a facinating collection of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
A rich collection of shells

Our visit with kids was a pleasure and each one of us left with different new information. I also... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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The only Museum of Shells in Slovenia and other interesting animals from ALL OVER THE WORLD!More than 4000 specimens of unusual and rare molluscs! The biggest clam in the world, pearls, crabs, sea urchins,sea stars. You can see the shell of the...more
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Tartinijev trg 15 | On The First Floor, Piran 6330, Slovenia
+386 40 758 900
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is hans down one of the best museums I've ever visited. It has a facinating collection of shells, snails and other sea animals you don't even think would exist. Also the owner is amazing and funny which makes it even 10 times more interesting.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our visit with kids was a pleasure and each one of us left with different new information. I also recommend a visit to all nature and sea lovers.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is amazing to see how a few dedicated individuals were able to put together a beautiful shell museum like this one. That is very motivating.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018

The museum has an extensive collection of shells, from the very tiny to the big ones. It is a bit cramped to walk around, because the museum only has 2 rooms completely filled with glass display cases. But interesting to visit if you are in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

Even though very small, this is an excellent museum. They have done an outstanding job of providing you with information on the various displays in the form of a booklet. The curator was extremely knowledgeable and very willing to share his expertise in perfect English....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Bobbie K
Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

Very interessting museum with very friendly Staff :) there are a large veriety of shells and interessting audi-video presentation...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Blaž V
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum as had a spare 30 minutes in Piran. It did not disappoint. I will get the negatives out of the way firstly: It is quite small in size, there is no real seating available to sit/read/observe the exhibits and the English...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joel E
Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

This museum is extraordinary and magnificent. I can highly recommend you to go! Very interesting, calming. A highlight of Piran!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Momoglu
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Small museum with big collection of Shells. According to the information of the curator, it's the only one of such kind in Slovenia. If you know a little bit about the underwater this is the right place to know much more:). We recommend to visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 26, 2018 via mobile

Going up the stairs in to the relatively small museum we don't know quite what to expect - we have been caught out in the past by small, specialist museums, but definitely not this time. It is packed with a vast array of different shells,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2018

Remember us and come again when you will be around. Thank you for sharing your experience with the world!

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