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Musee de la Perle Robert WAN - The Robert WAN Pearl Museum

Boulevard Pomare, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
+689 40 46 15 55
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Papeete City Tour Including the Black Pearl Museum
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The only museum in the world that is dedicated to pearls presents exhibits depicting the art, history, philosophy and mythology of these beautiful gems.
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  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“for sale” (11 reviews)
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Boulevard Pomare, Papeete 98713, French Polynesia
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+689 40 46 15 55
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Amazing place and interesting to learn the story of the beautiful pearls as well we have had the chance to see some precious pearls that is at the same place for sel it’s one place that is must to visit in Tahiti

Thank Giannis M
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I went to the Robert WAN Pearl Museum twice. The first time was a surprise. On Sunday morning my husband and I were walking around the harbor on the Boulevard and spotted the museum. I had it on my list of places to visit the...More

Thank Sharon L
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While caught in a rainstorm while walking in Papeete we popped into the pearl museum and enjoyed about a half hour of looking around. Exhibits are well done and quite educational. Well worth a visit.

Thank KayakBob
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to many black pearl shops but I always come back to Robert Wan because I believe he has the best selection. So far I've purchased 5 of his pearls (during 5 different trips) and I always get compliments when I wear them. The...More

Thank Lasa88
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

staff very friendly. they came and picked us up at hotel and returned us to another destinations. museum is small but very I interesting with beautifull pearls on display. sales staff very helpful no h ugh pressure to purchase. good for about 90 minutes

Thank bans1953
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

The museum has an excellent collection of pearls and tells a good story of pearl fishing. Lots to buy as well.

Thank David U
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

Informative history of the Pearl industry in French Polynesia. Beautiful pearls to purchase and beautiful prls of great worth just to amire. No sales pressure and los of information. No charge and no wifi, but they graciousally called a cab for us.

Thank Giffoni
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Reviewed 28 November 2017

This museun is a good way to improve the knoledgement about black pearl. It´s friendly and compact ; the explanation are in two languages ( english and french) . Jewels are available to sell. In less than 1 hour, it´s possible to do a complete...More

Thank Beth H
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

For me with absolutely zero knowledge about pearls and its history then this would be the place to learn about the Tahitian pearls This is an amazing place with fascinating displays of figure divers and men harvesting and processing the pearls Throughout our trip to...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

We dropped into this museum for a quick visit. Reading all of the documentation and watching the video on display won't take more than twenty minutes, and gives an informative overview of how pearls are cultivated.

Thank OhioanMike
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DebSWEdm
3 March 2015|
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Response from kmarq55 | Reviewed this property |
Just looked it up....Gauguin's Pearl farm....got an education on pearls, too....there is very, very little 'natural' pearls left...most are cultured...but as I said, they can still be quite beautiful, even if you don't need... More
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