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Address: Route de Cote d'Or, Praslin Island, Seychelles
Phone Number: +248 524618
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As before, this is new and part of a commercial area which spoiled my memories of 30 years ago when the Seychelles were so quiet.

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

180 rupees to see some fruit bats and turtles and chickens cooped up in a tiny cage. Fruit bats fly everywhere here, tortoises can be seen all around the island at some restaurants/ hotels for free, and chickens shouldn't be caged up like that. Save your 180 rupees and go elsewhere.

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Grasmere, UK
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

Make sure you have the owner tour guide on arrival, who will talk you through the history of spices, all the trees in the yard, the history of everything is Praslin. Fruit bats and turtles on site to make friends with, coconut dehusking you can try your hands at!

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Thank HugiGrasmere_UK
Margate, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

On a windy overcast day we decided to visit the museum. As we entered the premise we were greeted by a bunch of tortoises stuck in a extremely small pen and 3 bats in a cage that had no environmental enrichment at all. To top it off, the proprietor rushed out demanding SR 180 pp entrance fee to look at... More 

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Thank Silvi227
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

It is not a museum, everything whats on offer, which is not much, you see in praslin anyway! He wanted 180rupees per person! Crazy man .. When negotiating the price he got very agressive!

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Thank sarik29
Wigan Uk
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

This is a one man band set up, (Steve), he welcomes you, does the tour and gives you a fresh fruit punch at the end. If you want to see a few fruit bats up close and a giant tortoise it's great. Steve will also tell you about the vast array of plants and there use in medicine and whitch... More 

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Thank Mark A
Cheshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

As before, this is new and part of a commercial area which spoiled my memories of 30 years ago when the Seychelles were so quiet.

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Thank geminiCheshire
Guam, Mariana Islands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Places like this do not exist anymore. Freshly caught and grilled red snapper, barracuda, job fish. Served whole. Along with as much fresh organic salads and fruit you can handle. ( the left over greens are feed to the Museum Giant Tortoise and fruits, of course to the fruit bats). Steve the proprietor his wife Jeannie and a family of... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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174 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The place has a very interesting story and is part of the Iland past. however, it is titally worn down, a pitty. Its location is wonderfull, close to the beach and "source d'Argent' a unique beach.

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Maputo, Mozambique
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Praslin Museum is located on the second largest island of Seychelles, Praslin Island. Its a little museum with smal shops were you can buy some sovenirs. The fee is expensive but you really can go on the bush walk and see the natural palm threes, the fruit bats, the turtles and of couse the real coco de mer. The staff... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stopped over at the "Praslin Museum" to experince some heritage. We got out of our car next to an old house and three cages. In these cages were bats, guinnea pigs and tortoises. A man approached us and demanded we pay R180 so view these animals, we said that we were there to see the museum he then demanded... More 

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