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Belau National Museum

Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
+680 488 2265
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Excellent venue

Not the largest museum you will ever visit but interesting and informative. Certainly a worthwhile... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
TristanEF
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Canberra, Australia
Interesting place about the history of Palau

If you're willing to get to know the history of Palau, or just interested why the German channel... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
Ádám B
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This museum contains native work, past and present, and shell and stone money, which is now used as family jewelry.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average27%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“gift shop” (15 reviews)
“meeting house” (6 reviews)
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Koror, Koror Island 96940, Palau
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+680 488 2265
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the largest museum you will ever visit but interesting and informative. Certainly a worthwhile stop if it is your first visit to Palau.

Thank TristanEF
Reviewed 29 November 2017

If you're willing to get to know the history of Palau, or just interested why the German channel name is what it is, visit this museum. Not really interactive though, mostly information boards.

Thank Ádám B
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the Belau National Museum as we were keen to learn more about the history of Palau. The museum was quite mediocre to be honest. A lot of the 'exhibits' were just printed text with pictures, so there was a lot of reading without...More

Thank petite_alouette
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Despite the high price tag of admission, this little museum does have some interesting exhibits, particularly from the German period which the German embassy has been of exquisite help in arranging. Sadly some of the other exhibits are not quite up to par, but the...More

Thank Confused_ExpatHanoi
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

The Museum has two floors of exhibits. I most enjoyed the early history of the islands. The outrigger canoes are beautifully constructed. There is a focus on the German and Japanese history in Palau. There is also a fairly large display of Taiwanese history that...More

Thank Ed11225
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Taking into account that the country has 20 thousand inhabitants, have a national museum not stamal entrance price. 10 $ (like the other museum), tells the story of the country, with a spatial emphasis on the German, Spanish and Japanese. Tine also a nice souvenir...More

Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

It's easy to just enjoy the stunning beauty of Palau but we suggest a quick visit to the Belau National Museum to learn about the history. You can learn about early explorers, why the Yapese came to mine stone money on Palau, what roles the...More

Thank Larry F
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Learned a lots history. Bought an amazing story board. No complain for ten dollar admission fee.

Thank MimiKanazawa
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This museum covers the entire history of Palau. It has a well preserved Bahamas. And it also has an outstanding gift shop.

Thank 69ashe69
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Best shopping in Koror is the gift shop, even if you are not a museum person. I purchased a lovely storyboard for about half the price and better quality than other venues. The Museum itself is small, allow 1 - 2 hours maximum. It is...More

Thank ELizBoston
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