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Etpison Museum

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

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Very beautiful museum

The Museum has a beautiful collection of items which display very well the history of Palau / Micronesia. Really nice and well maintained place, recommendable! Agree with the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2016
ML-DK-21
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Copenhagen
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Myrtle Creek, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

O my the History of the Islands. Lots of very interesting displays. Friendly People. Displays of the huts and the tools they used. Good information and it was Cool inside

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very valuable place to visit if you want to know some more on the regoin's nature and culture...worth seeing on a rainy day :)

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Copenhagen
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016 via mobile

The Museum has a beautiful collection of items which display very well the history of Palau / Micronesia. Really nice and well maintained place, recommendable! Agree with the previous reviewer about the shop, most of the items seem quite misplaced.

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Thank ML-DK-21
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

This private museum is full of a good collection of artefacts and has a lot of interesting information. If you got to Palau t is worth a visit but reflect on why Palau is such a great place to visit. - The environment. Sadly the museum shop is full of plastic china made tourist rubbish and shells probably ripped from... More 

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Algiers, Algeria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

For a quick review of the history of the Islands a must to visit. Nice souvenir shop to get things for the ones back at home.

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Thank towfik2016
Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Went here on my "non dive day", and found it really interesting. Was just big enough for my level of interest, had a great shop too, worth a visit.

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Thank Wendy S
Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

The former president of Palau and his wife set up this museum. The collection of Palauan and Micronesian art and artifacts is really stunning. I stongly suggest a visit at the Etpison museum on your first day in Palau. It is better than the national museum. On the negative side it is very expensive (10$) and there are no discounts... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

Very colorful, lots of photos, artifacts and 3 dimensional exhibits. History well outlined in writing throughout exhibits. Nice eclectic little gift shop with stuff I didn't see in other stores. No photos or video allowed unfortunately.

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Thank Ted S
Suva, Fiji
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2016

ok to visit. Nothing exciting. The photo attached here is not part of Etpison museum. Lot of artificers.

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Thank Nouzab F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

This museum is worth a couple of hours if you are interested in the history of Palauans and their neighbors. The collection of storyboards is outstanding and I hope the little guidebook on them is reprinted. (They were out.) The description about the first birth ceremony is also very informative, as was the display on turtle shell bowls and how... More 

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