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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
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
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
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
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
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
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