Robert Wan Pearl Museum

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The Robert Wan Pearl Museum is the world's only museum dedicated to pearls. It is located in Papeete, Tahiti, the capital of French Polynesia.


The Museum of the Pearl in Tahiti recounts at the same time the history of the pearl throughout the world, the fascination it aroused to important persons, the legends, the habits and the technical sides of perliculture. Robert Wan’s private collection is on exhibit, especially the largest Tahitian pearl of the world.

The Robert Wan Pearl Museum is open Monday-Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There is no entry charge. located : Robert Wan building BD Pomare, Paofai, Papeete (beside the Paofai Temple) sea front website :

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Coordinates: 17°32′24″S 149°34′6″W / 17.54000°S 149.56833°W / -17.54000; -149.56833