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“Funny”

Historical Mansion Museum
Ranked #21 of 58 things to do in Galle
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Level 4 Contributor
47 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Funny”
Reviewed January 21, 2014

Walking down the street we were invited into this place by an old man. He said we can take pictures no problem. But what to take pictures of? Old dusty shelves overfilled with clocks that was just the first room though. It got better later, old money, things made out of turtle shell. In the yard they have an old well that is still working, around the corners of the yard are craftsmen working on things like polishing gems, lace etc. They also have a jewelry store. Another tourist trap.

Visited January 2014
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Robertsbridge, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
59 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Another hidden Gem”
Reviewed January 1, 2014

Here we have a beautiful and really old building which has been faithfully resorted and filled with many artefacts from the past. To demonstrate how to keep cool in the Tropics look at the thickness of the wall and the really cool courtyard in the centre complete with its own well.

Visited December 2013
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Pretoria
Level 6 Contributor
357 reviews
183 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
“Treasure cove!”
Reviewed December 18, 2013

It is an Alladin's cave of treasures. This house has some of the most amazing antiques, gadgets, jewelry, and display of clocks. Some of it for sale too! Watch how semi-precious stones are cut and polished the traditional way. Guess what? Entrance is free! To top that, nobody bugs you with a stretched hand begging!

Visited December 2013
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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
Level 6 Contributor
100 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 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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