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Musee de la perle et Bijouterie

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“the pearl”(27 reviews)
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The Robert WAN Pearl Museum provides a comprehensive guide to the history and legends of pearls, crossing different cultures and civilizations. Visitors to the museum learn how the pearls are grafted and can see a collection of the world’s most...more
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Boulevard Pomare, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
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+689 40 54 86 40
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a great little Museum/Boutique, well set out with displays and history cases to learn from-you find yourself doing a double take on the people depicted here for the real likeness and details. The lights on outside present a glare problem when trying to capture...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

the museum itself is very very small, but the shop is big, great for purchasing Robert Wan pearls, no discount.

Thank Lei D
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Museum is one side of the space and the pearl shop the other. Small museum and with young kids, it’s good for about 10 minutes. Interesting collection of pearls that explains their shape and quality. The shop is well set out. Pearls for sale are...More

2  Thank MarkH9869
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We walked around the famous Papeete Market and adjacent shopping district, but the highlight for us was the Robert Wan Pearl Museum. We learned so much about the history of the French Polynesian islands and the current-day importance of pearl farming to the region. The...More

2  Thank Dr_C_and_E
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Though this pearl museum is part of a store, you can freely visit the museum displays and feel no pressure to purchase pearls. It was quite well done, and we both thought that we learned a great deal about pearls, pearl farming, and the pearl...More

1  Thank cbg52
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

A very well done overview of pearls! If you want to know about pearl farming & the history of pearls it’s worth a stop. As others have noted, while this is a retail store as well there is absolutely NO pressure to buy! In fact,...More

Thank Jennifer K
Reviewed May 18, 2018

We enjoyed learning about pearls in the museum, and we were very pleased with the purchase we made in the retail section.

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Reviewed April 19, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place and interesting to learn the story of the beautiful pearls as well we have had the chance to see some precious pearls that is at the same place for sel it’s one place that is must to visit in Tahiti

1  Thank Giannis M
Reviewed April 14, 2018

I went to the Robert WAN Pearl Museum twice. The first time was a surprise. On Sunday morning my husband and I were walking around the harbor on the Boulevard and spotted the museum. I had it on my list of places to visit the...More

Thank Sharon L
Reviewed April 4, 2018

While caught in a rainstorm while walking in Papeete we popped into the pearl museum and enjoyed about a half hour of looking around. Exhibits are well done and quite educational. Well worth a visit.

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DebSWEdm
March 2, 2015|
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Response from kmarq55 | Reviewed this property |
Just looked it up....Gauguin's Pearl farm....got an education on pearls, too....there is very, very little 'natural' pearls left...most are cultured...but as I said, they can still be quite beautiful, even if you don't need... More
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