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Small museum, big collection of Shells

Small museum with big collection of Shells. According to the information of the curator, it's the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PearlsMT
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Rijeka, Croatia
Small but perfectedly formed

Going up the stairs in to the relatively small museum we don't know quite what to expect - we have... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
St39
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England, United Kingdom
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The only Museum of Shells in Slovenia and other interesting animals from ALL OVER THE WORLD!More than 4000 specimens of unusual and rare molluscs! The biggest clam in the world, pearls, crabs, sea urchins,sea stars. You can see the shell of the...more
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Tartinijev trg 15 | On The First Floor, Piran 6330, Slovenia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Small museum with big collection of Shells. According to the information of the curator, it's the only one of such kind in Slovenia. If you know a little bit about the underwater this is the right place to know much more:). We recommend to visit.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Going up the stairs in to the relatively small museum we don't know quite what to expect - we have been caught out in the past by small, specialist museums, but definitely not this time. It is packed with a vast array of different shells,...More

Thank St39
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Remember us and come again when you will be around. Thank you for sharing your experience with the world!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful little museum, with a passionate and very knowledgeable curator. We were given a very warm welcome, and a very thorough guide booklet translated into English with numerous facts and interesting stories. A lovely, colourful and peaceful space, and nice little escape from the...More

1  Thank edinmike82
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Fantastic review! Thank you,thank you, thank you!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the coolest museums we've ever been to. It's not just a boring shell exhibition, it's a place where you can learn a lot about sealife, presented in an interesting and interactive way. The owner is very passionate about the subject and is very...More

Thank komanczal
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I will cite you know: "One of the coolest museums we've ever been to..." Uaaaaaaaa! Thank you! :D

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited this beautiful museum with my students this time, but I have been here more times, because I simply love it. It is the kind of museum, that when you step inside you feel magic around you, you feel the energies of the oceans...More

Thank MajaRehar
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Maja, thank you for sooo nice (so nice) review! I always like to read so nice comments and hear that you had great time in our museum. Come again ;)

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice to see that Slovenija has an extraordinary museum. It is a small flat in the center of Piran overlooking the Tartini square. So many colorful shells and lovely presentations on the screens.

Thank srecno_pot
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you! We always change something, so maybe next time will be some not so ordinary things at our place.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small museum with lots of species represented. The owner is an expert in the field and was very enthusiastic explaining everything everytime he could. The museum also has beautiful and unique souvenirs to offer. It's a place to visit, not only for...More

Thank Sofia E
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you and best regards. Come any time!

Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

It gas been a Great Museum to visit. The shells are incredibly beautiful and interesting. Jan is kind and we Can easily understand his passion forum this World. If I go a second time to Piran, I'll go ti this Museum again. 100% sure.

Thank Naco9
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

100% thank you! Great museum will have some great things in future! Thank you for sharing the word!

Reviewed September 3, 2018

I visited the Museum twice with family and our 7 years old son simply LOVED it! It's truly educational, interactive, colorful and simply a great place to visit if you are in Piran. Also the collection of shelves and snails absolutely very abundant. I recommend...More

Thank Mojca S
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for so kind review! 4 - 104 years of age is good evaluation! :)

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the time spent at this amazing place. I have never seen so many beautiful shells in one place. Must go if you are in Piran.

Thank Matus U
Jan S, General Manager at Magical World of Shells Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Thank you for sharing the word about us with the world! :)

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