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6 days ago
“Good for first timer's”
27 Dec 2018
“She’ll be right!”
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This museum is usually part of the Panglao Island Tour. It has an entrance fee of 50 pesos per adult, but kids are free. There will be a tour guide that will show you around the museum and will provide some details regarding the history...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ep0ng
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to discover all about shells you want to know. be careful about the sale of ?pearls. very expensive. entry very reasonable

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank NizamM43
Reviewed 27 December 2018

Wonderful display of shells and we actually found the guide to be helpful and very informative. They did not stand over you yet if you wanted to know something, they were ready to help. Loved the museum pieces at the rear and actually a hidden...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The shell museum is more of a large and somewhat rambling personal shell collection that is now on display, It is quite a collection though and a must see for any person interested at all in collecting shells.

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank workingtoomuchinabq
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I agree with one of the previous reviewers. This museum has a lot of potential but not looked after. There are a lot of shells. Brief explanation from the guide. When we asked questions, she had very little other knowledge. Gave us a very brief...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 43tasneema
Reviewed 29 December 2017

The place is included in our Panglao Tour and our driver Kuya Mario told us before we even enter the place that there are very expensive pearls and shells that are being sold inside. Hmmm. that strike's as curiosity for us. The place is begging...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank eteng2016
Reviewed 26 October 2017

This place could have been a great tourist spot. Sadly: - 1. Place was not well maintained. Water leaking from ceiling causing floor to be slippery; 2. Guides were not interested to tell you much. More engrossed with the mobile phone. Only concern is to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank favoured77
Reviewed 9 June 2017

Visited this shell museum with a knowledgeable tour guide who knows a lot about shells.. enjoyed looking at the shell collection as well as their souvenir shop and the Tree House at the back.. very educational..

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank yolyg2015
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Definitely bigger on the inside. You can visit room after room and every time you think you've reached the end, it turns out you're wrong. The guide was extremely well informed and very interesting. Check out the tree house!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Karen C
Reviewed 29 January 2017

The visit of the shell museum was ok, we took a look around and bought something, but if it has not been part of our booked tour, I would not go there.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank 282steffie
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