Before the beaches, visit us!
You'll learn where to shell and also see beauties from around the world.
Photo by Melanie Moraga

“Great experience for the whole family” - Randy Kotval (TripAdvisor)

The following programs are included with paid admission:

Daily Live Tank Talks - Presented by one of our marine biologist throughout the day

Gain great insights into the fascinating world of mollusks!

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Each day at 1:30 p.m.

Monday

Carolyn’s Collection

A fun and entertaining look at gem-quality shells. (Please check daily events calendar to note any schedule changes)

Tuesday

Shell BINGO

Learn about shells in this fun game for the whole family.

Wednesday

Mollusk Matinee

From conservation to cuisine, the Shell Museum brings experts in to discuss marine-themed topics of special interest. Included with paid Museum admission and free for Museum Members!

Thursday

Cool Shells

Get an insider's look at some of our coolest shells that are not on display!

Friday

Arts and Crafts

Create marine-themed art and take it home with you! (Projects vary)

Saturday

Sanibel Shells

Discover the look, feel and minute differences of local shells.

Sunday

Shell BINGO