The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum

Local nameThe Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum
LocationSanibel, Florida, United States

The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum is a museum devoted to every aspect of seashells, conchology, and malacology, including the paleontological and archeological/anthropological aspects of the study of shells. The museum is located in the city of Sanibel on Sanibel Island on the Gulf of Mexico coast of Southwest Florida.The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum opened to the public in 1995, and operates as an information and reference center for national and international scientists, students, and shell enthusiasts, particularly those who are interested in the marine, terrestrial, and freshwater mollusks of the Gulf of Mexico and Florida. The Museum, which is a facility of the Shell Museum and Educational Foundation, Inc., received its first accreditation from the American Alliance of Museums in March 2010.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bailey-Matthews_National_Shell_Museum

Official Website https://www.shellmuseum.org/

Phone +1 239-395-2233

Address 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Rd, Sanibel, FL 33957, USA

Coordinates 26°26'17.299" N -82°5'33.726" E

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