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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  • The shell museum has a lovely set-up, well organized with an accompanying book full of information about the shells. The man managing the museum when we were there was a biologist who added even more ...  more »
  • Beautiful and interesting Museum, very well organized, with very friendly staff and preparation; the Museum is nice and everything is explained and exposed with rationality. Highly recommend for a break from sightseeing in Piran during the hottest days or want to see and learn about new and interesting things. Duration of the visit, about 45 min/1 hr.
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  • Excellent initiative to enclose in a show an evolution of shells and mussels. Well organized with maximum availability of this guide. The cost for just 10 euros per family is an extra incentive to spend a half hour-mouthed kids.
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