Magical World of Shells Museum, Piran

4.7
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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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  • Indeed we are not in a huge Museum, but there are very nice rooms and very tidy. The main asset of this establishment is its management of an association and is managed by a connoisseur and passionate.
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  • Truly amazing what species richness nature produces. The whole is beautifully presented, with personal introduction to the museum and translation of individual exhibits. Definitely worth a visit and therefore recommended.
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