Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, Papeete

3.5
#1 of 12 in Museums in French Polynesia
Learn about the history of pearl cultivation and its cultural importance to the country at Musee de la perle et Bijouterie, an informative and interesting set of exhibits and displays. Discover the processes of grafting, selecting, and farming pearls, and the historical and cultural context of the pearl industry in French Polynesia. The world's first museum focusing solely on pearls, the venue displays some of the finest pearls, and pieces created using them, in a relaxing and educational environment. Head to the boutique gift shop and let the knowledgeable staff assist you in finding a present or memento to take home. Start your trip to Papeete by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.
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  • Museum very beautiful, air-conditioned and very informative on the pearl, from the birth to the manufacture of jewelry, very interesting. bcp of creations all more magnificent than the other. What to see
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  • It should be noted that this museum is actually a jewelry store owned by Mr Wan the largest producer of Polynesian pearls, whose aim is to sell more pearls through this jewelry called museum to attract tourists.
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