Belau National Museum, Koror

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Head to Belau National Museum, Micronesia's oldest museum, for a taste of island life and an introduction to the natural history of the region. Snap a photo of yourself wearing traditional Palauan dress, and browse the extensive exhibits focusing on Palauan art, communities, and traditions. Imaginative displays boasting an impressive array of specimens, artifacts, and models inform you about the area's diverse animal and plant life, as well as its role in the islands' spiritual and ceremonial history. Take a seat at the onsite cafe for a relaxing cup of coffee and local food. Put Belau National Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Koror online day trip planner .
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  • Unfortunately I didn’t have time for the museum, but I was told to come here for gifts...and boy were they right! After making my purchases (mostly local made jewelry), I checked out about half a doze...  more »
  • Many rooms spread over two floors with photos, parts, tools, etc. we do through successive periods of Spanish, German, Japanese and American attendance. There is also a beautiful representation of the various ethnic Taiwanese.
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  • The museum has exhibits that trace the history of the local people and the interactions with outsiders. Very interesting! Although not large, efficient use of the space and the stories behind the item...  more »
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