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Not so impressed

Honestly, I had bigger expectations as far as coral museum was concerned. Neither I nor my friend... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2017
Dona_Nils
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Landskrona, Sweden
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For red coral lovers

Nice exhibitions in a beautiful old building, worth visiting when you are in Alghero and like red... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2015
North_Mermaid
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 2 November 2017 via mobile

Honestly, I had bigger expectations as far as coral museum was concerned. Neither I nor my friend were impressed by the limited exposition. We found jewelry shops in Sardinia more impressing.

Thank Dona_Nils
Reviewed 7 October 2017

A very interesting and informative museum. It shows the history of the region with respect to the coral. It is a trip to the past that shows the work of the fishermen of the region.

Thank Giancarlo F
Reviewed 4 August 2017

it`s a must seeing museum. 2 floors museum, cosy and very interesting. You can understand here easily what`s the matter . The ticket was cheap

Thank fantueng
Reviewed 24 November 2015

Nice exhibitions in a beautiful old building, worth visiting when you are in Alghero and like red corals. The entrance fee of 3 Euro is reasonable. Closed on Mondays. On the ground floor you find smart displays with red coral biology and environment, harvesting methods...More

Thank North_Mermaid
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Doubtless you may be reading this looking for an activity to pursue in Alghero on a rainy day. It'll do this reasonably well, and at a modest cost (€3 per adult). It starts off well, with the ground floor exhibits laid out in smart cases...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2015

We enjoyed our trip to the coral museum. It was very informative and interesting, There was a lot to read downstairs, and it was in English and Italian. If you went upstairs, the labels were only in Italian. There did not seem to be air...More

Thank 92219julia89
Reviewed 7 August 2015

Worth visiting if you have an hour to spare. Gives a good introduction to red coral and it's historical importance for Alghero. Don't expect a critical presentation on the destruction of coral reefs. The presentation is not quite neutral. One senses a certain influence from...More

Thank TheDane2
Reviewed 14 May 2015

Was ok for a quick visit since in the area but not worth any special effort to go there. ............. ..... . .

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Wel worth the visit .Some lovely historic pieces and the history of the coral industry.Check the opening times to plan for your visit.

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