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A charming quaint icon

This tiny shop/museum offers a quaint but spectacular variety of shells to see and buy. We... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sydney, Australia
Inspiration for collecting

Took my children here when they were 7 and 3 they loved it. Ten years later (17 and 13) it was near... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Anna F
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2 weeks ago
“A charming quaint icon”
2 Oct 2018
“Inspiration for collecting”
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
92 Sandy Point Rd, Corlette, Port Stephens, New South Wales 2315, Australia
+61 2 4981 1428
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tiny shop/museum offers a quaint but spectacular variety of shells to see and buy. We rediscovered this litte gem when searching for a childhood memory and were thrilled to find that it is still around, pretty much unchanged over all those years. Run by...More

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Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Took my children here when they were 7 and 3 they loved it. Ten years later (17 and 13) it was near the top of their list of things to do. A cheap family outing 50c for adults and free for children. The extensive collection...More

Thank Anna F
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

This place is a haven of treasures but sadly it will slip away when the current owner becomes too old to care for them. It needs someone to take the treasures and present them in a modern way that makes you want to purchase them...More

Thank 440Christine440
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Take your children here and let them choose a little souvenir to buy. It has been a yearly tradition in our family for over 20 years... now the grandchildren love to visit!

Thank Wendyann58
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

Good little visit for the kids. Lots of shells in a small area . Quite interesting. Gold coin entry.

Thank terryd543
Reviewed 6 January 2018

The owner has been there are 40years. He is a very lovely man with heaps of knowledge. Great shells for sale. Great to take the kids and show them a great collection of shells.

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This 50 year old shell museum is itself a relic of the past and well worth a visit. The adorable owners - for 45 years - are also on display and well worth a chat about yesterday. They still don't use computers. The extensive shell...More

Thank MbRp
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We were looking forward to seeing this museum, but each time we visited, it was closed. The website says this its open 9-5, but we tried 3x over 2 days between those times. Its a private home, so I'm sure they need to go out...More

Thank dalton1skiing
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The Shell Museum is in a house in Corlette, 4 kilometers from Port Stephens, so a quick drive. There are beaches there too. It is only a small place but it sure has lots of shells of all sorts. It is only a small area...More

2  Thank Rick T
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Trying to occupy ourselves on a rainy day in Port Stephens, decided to call into this place. Probably very interesting if you have a deep interest in shells. For me a bit ho hum. But it did get me out of the rain for half...More

1  Thank Hawker2017
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9 March 2017|
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Response from Panfergirl | Reviewed this property |
Hi! I'm pretty sure it's open Saturdays. Google says it's open everyday 9-5