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“good collection”

Historical Mansion Museum
Ranked #21 of 57 things to do in Galle
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Indian Wells, California
1 review
“good collection”
Reviewed December 6, 2013

Nice place to visit. So many items but no details in them. there will be someone to give you a explanation. There are nice jewels for sale too.

Visited September 2013
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Perth
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100 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“Be prepared to be not amazed!”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Rather a quaint collection of bits and pieces with no written description or information provided. After wandering through the dusty rooms accompanied at all times, you are assisted to look at the jewellery that is for sale and most likely the reason that the museum is free. If you want to buy something, the staff are naturally very attentive and I think the lower offer I made for my eventual purchase was too readily agreed to. Bargain really hard if you decide to buy here. However, it is somewhere you could miss and not be concerned about.

Visited September 2013
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bittern
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379 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
“Good museum, but beware jewellers”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

This museum has some quality exhibits, old earthen wares, coins, cameras, printing press. But the real press is the guys trying to badger you into buying jewellery - beware!

Visited August 2013
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Bordon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
“A bit dusty with no great displays.”
Reviewed July 24, 2013

Apparently this is a better museum than the Maritime one but it won't hold your attention for long. Displays are mainly in dusty glass cases and there are no exhibits with a real 'wow factor'.

Visited July 2013
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Interesting collection”
Reviewed July 18, 2013

The house has an eclectic mix of collections including interesting collections of items from colonial Ceylon. We went in expecting little and were pleasantly surprised. This museum is a mad ting.

Visited July 2013
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