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The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum

Posted By Island Inn On September 1, 2010 @ 9:54 am In | No Comments

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is a non-profit museum that focuses on education, awareness and research of shells, mollusks and the shell makers of Southwest Florida & the Gulf of Mexico. With more than 30 exhibits of mollusks from Florida and around the world, a huge shell collection and tons of information about shells it is a great way to spend a day on Sanibel Island.

For families the museum also has a learning lab that gives children a hands on education about shells. Activities for kids include a play area, interactive displays and games, educational video and of course a large collection of shell books.

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum is open daily from 10 AM to 5 PM. Admission is free for children 4 and under, $5 for youth ages 5-16 and $9 for 17 and over.

Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum [1]
3075 Sanibel-Captiva Road
Sanibel, Florida 33957
Phone: (239) 395-2233
Toll-free: (888) 679-6450
Fax: (239) 395-6706


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