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“One of the few better things to do in Mossel Bay” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex

Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Mossel Bay
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South Africa
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58 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“One of the few better things to do in Mossel Bay”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 6, 2012

Found it good but the timings are odd. Close to the beach and easily accessible. The museum offers a trip back in history. Must-visit.

Visited April 2012
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cape town
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48 reviews
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“museum complex”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2012

its was very informative and hours of learnig was had here

Visited April 2012
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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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146 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
“Worth visiting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 18, 2012

I found the shell museum very interesting. The replica of the caravel is a must. The grounds are attractive and well kept.

Visited April 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Very interesting complex. Loved the ship!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 9, 2012

Loved the ship replica in the Maritime Museum. The shell museum was also worth the visit, we just think it could be updated a bit though. A bit of tender loving care can go a far way.

Visited March 2012
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Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Nice museum”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2012

A lovely musuem, viewing the ship is a must. Unfortuantely quite a few exhibits were missing (on loan) but still learnt quite a lot. Definately worth a vist.

Visited April 2012
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