Magical World of Shells Museum, Piran

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The only venue of its kind in Slovenia, Magical World of Shells Museum features more than 4,000 specimens of rare and unusual mollusks. You'll see one of the biggest clams in the world, pearls, sea urchins, crabs, sea stars, and much more. The interactive museum is a highly informative attraction designed to promote environmental awareness and teach visitors about the importance of conservation. With a constantly expanding collection, you'll always see something new there, no matter how many times you visit. Plan trip to Piran with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.
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  • We visited the museum in last December and thoroughly enjoyed it. After I now visited several museums in Paris, I again was reminded how well organised and enchanting this museum was, I enjoyed this m...  more »
  • Lovely little museum worth a visit! Fascinating collection of shells and very hospitable museum director who took the time to show us around. Thank you :)  more »
  • The museum was definitely above my initial expectations. It is located in the 2nd floor and somewhat hidden from the view, so at first I thought it couldn't offer much. But the collection od seashells...  more »
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