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Phuket Seashell Museum

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Address: 12/2 Moo 2, Viset Road, Rawai, Phuket 83130, Thailand
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Well presented seashells

It was raining in Phuket so we looked for things to do. This place is not well advertised but it was a nice places to go. It's got a really extensive range of shells which are... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
shazbatzannie
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derbyshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It was raining in Phuket so we looked for things to do. This place is not well advertised but it was a nice places to go. It's got a really extensive range of shells which are well presented with good information about them. It kept us entertained for about an hour and the gift shop isn't expensive.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

May seem like missing, but we spent an amazing 1 1/2 hours going round the museum. Much bigger than at first it seemed and fascinating collection. Only downside is the information sheets in the cases are fading fast so not always easy to read!! Looks like money spent on this attraction, but have never seen it advertised. A chance encounter.

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2016

A very nice collection of different types of shells. The museum is small but it packs a good amount of material.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Its easy to reach just on a main highway and the entrance fee is also very low. It has a large and full of sea related items gift shop as soon as you go in so its a good place for some gifts too. The museum itself is not really big but it has the biggest and most unusual shells... More 

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Phuket, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

Good air conditioned museum in Rawai. Value of money, real high level museum! There are plenty of space and usually do not see many people inside.

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Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

200 baht adults 100 baht kids if your in Rawai and bored one afternoon then go have a look loads of well presented shells and fossils nice cool aircon can buy a nice icecream at the end of your visit recommended

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Winnipeg, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Interesting place to visit, but would be a TERRIFIC place to tour if you had a real interest in sea shell life. Beautifully displayed, but some of the written cards were quite faded and difficult to read.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 11, 2016

When we arrived at the museum, the parking lot was empty. Completely empty. Our group of 4 were alone for an hour (with exception of 2 other visitors) the entire time. As a scuba diver, I was VERY impressed with the quantity and variety of sea shells. In fact, it is the best seashell collection that I have ever seen!... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2016

After reading certain reviews I was a bit reluctant to go. Still, having a spare afternoon to fill-in, I have decided to pay a visit and in the end I have not regretted. The museum is located on the lower ground floor. It is quite comprehensive and well organised. I am passionate about sea shells and I had the nice... More 

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Lemon Tree Passage, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2015

the shells were dusty as were the wooden artefacts - having said that we still bought some. When we arrived there were no lights on and we really needed more fans. An offer of cold water wouldn't have gone astray either.

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