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Best souvenirs

Go and browse thorugh the loosely organised, but still impressive collection - select a few and... read more

Reviewed February 13, 2018
friendly and good selection

We are not stamp buffs, but even we found it interesting and it is a great place to get some... read more

Reviewed September 29, 2017
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Feb 13, 2018
“Best souvenirs”
Sep 29, 2017
“friendly and good selection”
Funafuti, Tuvalu
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Go and browse thorugh the loosely organised, but still impressive collection - select a few and send yourself a postcard to 'souvenir' your trip. But you may have to bring your own postcard.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Balderk
Reviewed September 29, 2017

We are not stamp buffs, but even we found it interesting and it is a great place to get some souvenirs for friends.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ThreeDugongs
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Tuvalu does not offer an abundance of things to see and do but there is something special about its philatelic bureau. Managed by some very friendly ladies it showcases the wide range and staggering diversity of Tuvalu stamps. They make for a great souvenir too!

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank mbaas
Reviewed September 29, 2016

The office is small, but their collection of stamps is amazing :) Lots of fun for collectors. The staff was very helpful and they even offered us little gifts (more stamps :). Yes, it's true, the only postcards you can find are of birds (replica...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank oMagdalenao
Reviewed August 19, 2016

I went here to buy the Tuvalu stamps which are a real collectors item. Great range of stamps for collectors. I only had a $A50 note to buy say $20 worth of stamps. They did not have any change So I was given a lift...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank chas93
Reviewed June 28, 2016

a place to go to on a wet day had some interesting stamps and a good display showing the history of the islands

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Lindsay B
Reviewed June 18, 2016

There is a large table displaying hundreds of colorful stamp sets and sheets sold over the years, all going for face value, which is nice. Oddly, you can't use ANY of those stamps to send a postcard, you can only use the current definitive stamps...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank TravisTripper
Reviewed February 11, 2016

The employees said they were in the process of moving.. I'm not sure if they were moving to somewhere or moving into the building they were in.. however, they were friendly and polite and eager to show me their favourite collections.

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank puck013
Reviewed October 27, 2015

They have hundreds of cards and stamps on display, but only a few were available for purchase. They don't deface the stamps when you mail cards from here. The cards on sale had pictures of birds which were not from Tuvalu which was a bit...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Sanksee
Reviewed April 2, 2014

Tuvalu used to make $$ selling new stamps and first day covers, but its no longer a popular hobby. The Philatelic Bureau is in its own building. Its filled with hundreds of dusty plastic envelopes holding stamps, so be careful to pick out selection that...More

Date of experience: March 2014
3  Thank Richard J
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