The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum

Sanibel & Captiva Islands 3075 Sanibel-Captiva Rd. , Sanibel Island, FL 33957

(239) 395-2233 TOLL-FREE: (888) 679-6450

PAYMENTS ACCEPTED: Cash, MasterCard, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, Visa

Over 30 exhibits of mollusks from around the world, shells in art and history, shell habitats, rare specimens, children's learning lab featuring hands-on play area, displays, games, and live tank. Lectures, craft classes, beach walks, tours, camps.


General Information: Open Year-Round, Parental Permission Needed

Hours: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily

Dates Closed: Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving, Easter

Driving Time to Nearby Lodging: 3 min.

Disabled Traveler Information: ADA Compliant

Guest Information: Family Friendly

Activities: Children's Programs

Facility Amenities: Bus Parking, Gift Shop, Meeting Facilities, Multilingual Staff, Parking, Picnic Area

Category: Boat Tours, Historic Attraction, Museum, Museum Children's, Museum Historical, Museum Science, Scenic Highway/Byway

Tour Information: Customized Tours, Guided Tours, Multilingual Self-Guided Tours, Self-Guided Tours

Meetings & Events

Meeting Facilities: Tables & Chairs

Category: Meeting/Tour Groups Welcome

Total Capacity of Meeting Space: 125

Total Number of Meeting Rooms: 1


Discounts: Group Discount

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