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Musee de la perle et Bijouterie

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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
+689 40 54 86 40
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All reviews robert wan the pearl no pressure free museum black pearls for sale tahitian pearls very interesting museum on display worth a visit pleasant walk air conditioning downtown papeete french polynesia exhibits industry shop
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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.

Thank KayakBob
Reviewed April 1, 2018

I've been to many black pearl shops but I always come back to Robert Wan because I believe he has the best selection. So far I've purchased 5 of his pearls (during 5 different trips) and I always get compliments when I wear them. The...More

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Reviewed March 23, 2018 via mobile

staff very friendly. they came and picked us up at hotel and returned us to another destinations. museum is small but very I interesting with beautifull pearls on display. sales staff very helpful no h ugh pressure to purchase. good for about 90 minutes

Thank bans1953
Reviewed March 3, 2018

The museum has an excellent collection of pearls and tells a good story of pearl fishing. Lots to buy as well.

Thank David U
Reviewed December 8, 2017

Informative history of the Pearl industry in French Polynesia. Beautiful pearls to purchase and beautiful prls of great worth just to amire. No sales pressure and los of information. No charge and no wifi, but they graciousally called a cab for us.

1  Thank Giffoni
Reviewed November 28, 2017

This museun is a good way to improve the knoledgement about black pearl. It´s friendly and compact ; the explanation are in two languages ( english and french) . Jewels are available to sell. In less than 1 hour, it´s possible to do a complete...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2017 via mobile

For me with absolutely zero knowledge about pearls and its history then this would be the place to learn about the Tahitian pearls This is an amazing place with fascinating displays of figure divers and men harvesting and processing the pearls Throughout our trip to...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2017

We dropped into this museum for a quick visit. Reading all of the documentation and watching the video on display won't take more than twenty minutes, and gives an informative overview of how pearls are cultivated.

Thank OhioanMike
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Not too far a walk (or free shuttle bus) from the cruise port in Papeete is the Robert Wan Pearl Museum. Tahitian cultured pearls are considered to be among the best gems in the world. You would probably agree with this assessment after visiting the...More

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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

It’s not a big exhibit, but it was informative and thorough. We loved the Robert Wan jewelry creations on display here, but they are not cheap. They should not be since the pearls used are of very high quality. If you are looking for the...More

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debbie l
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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