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Praslin Island

Praslin Museum

Open Now: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Vallee De Mer photo on this website is not the praslin musuem

The Praslin museum is not as stated in the photo, it is a small hotel with grounds and signposted... read more

Reviewed June 15, 2019
Nicola S
Dartford, United Kingdom
Unusual museum

The Praslin Museum is a place consisting of bushes and other plants, animals and several... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
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Reviewed June 15, 2019

The Praslin museum is not as stated in the photo, it is a small hotel with grounds and signposted. When we first arrived he asked us to come back in half an hour, despite arriving in the stated opening times and was insistent that we...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Nicola S
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Terrible experience. We went to ask about the accomodation in person and got strongly and rudely refused and escorted out of Praslin Museum and their Guest House by an old man and his local bigger friend only because we were looking at the turtle and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Jakub M
Reviewed July 14, 2018

The Praslin Museum is a place consisting of bushes and other plants, animals and several outbuildings containing items of different nature, as well as other objects in the open air. In that Museum one may get an insight into the Seychelles tradition and culture as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank periandro
Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Worth to visit museum while you're on this island. It's not very far and accessible with local public bus in early morning hours as bus take quite a long waiting time.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Cecil L
Reviewed October 7, 2017

Your opinion on the Praslin Museum will depend largely on whether you are a glass half full or a glass half empty person. There is no doubt it’s a bit of a disappointment when you arrive. No actual museum, a cage of fruit bats, a...More

Date of experience: October 2017
5  Thank TheSabbaticalGuide
Reviewed June 23, 2017

It's not quite like other museums. There are certain items on display, for which descriptions are provided by a resident guide. There are also bats and tortoises and for kids, guinea pigs. All to be viewed up close. You will get to try your hand...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank ZinamonKveen
Reviewed March 19, 2017

This so called museum is false marketing and plain cheating!!! When you enter you are asked to pay 180 rupies (12 euro) All there is to see is a cage with a few fruit bats some chickens, guinnepigs and turtels (all locked up in small...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Family_Lund
Reviewed December 6, 2016 via mobile

But, what it is, is a laboratory for medicinal Plants that would be an herbalists dream. All types of bushes and plants that can be processed and used for holistic medications. They tend to fruit bats which you can get up close and personal and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank JordanS8
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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank amandasauzier
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...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank HugiGrasmere_UK
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