Deep in the heart of the Mitsukoshi Department Store in Epcot’s Japan pavilion, they wait, caressed by the salt water in the tank, carefully guarding their treasure. Each oyster holds a cultured pearl, and for approximately $17, that pearl can be yours.
Are the pearls in Epcot real?
The pearls are REAL pearls, but they are not wild-found “natural” pearls. It will not hurt the oyster, they’re already dead when they are in the tank in front of you. No you can’t eat the oyster.
Can you still pick a pearl in Epcot?
Guests still have to option to pick an oyster and search for pearls! There are three pick-a-pearl kiosks in Disney World. The other two locations are inside the Japan Pavilion at EPCOT and at Disney’s Yacht Club Resort.
How much are pearls worth?
The value of a pearl can vary dramatically depending on many factors, such as its type, size, color, surface quality, and more. A wild pearl will be worth more than a cultured pearl. However, on average, a pearl’s value ranges from $300 to $1500.
Is Disney springs free?
No, there is no admission fee to enter the general areas of Disney Springs. Some activities require a fee such as the movie theater, the bowling alley, DisneyQuest, etc.