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Museo Malacologico

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Address: Via Pola 8, 71019, Vieste, Italy
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More than just a shell shop

Why is this listed as a shop when it's predominantly a museum of natural history dealing with shell-bearing and other related sea creatures, with just a shop section at the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 October 2013
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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Martina Franca, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Set over 3 rooms this is a interesting and extensive collection of shells and other marine artifacts. There is a lot of information in Italian and English making the displays of greater interest to visitors. This small museum has a unique focus which is only matched or exceeded by National Natural History Museums. The entrance is through a retail area... More 

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

Why is this listed as a shop when it's predominantly a museum of natural history dealing with shell-bearing and other related sea creatures, with just a shop section at the front. On this basis, most other museums and attractions should be listed as "shops". On the TA map it is also shown as being in Foggia, when it is quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2013

Lovely collection of fossils, jewellery and shells, with a charming man to help, loved all, picked up 150million year old shares teeth at 10e ,perfect present for a traveller not wanting weight or space problems

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