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Museum du Coquillage

8 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 85100, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
+33 2 51 23 50 00
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A bit old but still fun for the kids

We went to thsis museum during our visit in France in May. We (adults) found it a bit old and dusty... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2017
lynda1560
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Superb!

We had a fantastic hour here. Never seen anything like it before. Beautifully laid out and just... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
LynnAnderson2011
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Scotland, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good48%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
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1 Sep 2017
“A bit old but still fun for the kids”
18 Oct 2016
“Superb!”
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8 rue du Marechal Leclerc, 85100, Les Sables-d'Olonne, France
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Reviewed 1 September 2017

We went to thsis museum during our visit in France in May. We (adults) found it a bit old and dusty but the kids loved it.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic hour here. Never seen anything like it before. Beautifully laid out and just stunning. Owner was so helpful and showed our son the pride cowrie shell of his own collection. Recommended.

Thank LynnAnderson2011
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Reviewed 15 June 2016

We loved our visit to the Shell Museum. Beautifully laid out, and very interesting. The shop shone with shells. €8 to visit the museum upstairs which was vast, full of colour and very educational. Loved it....

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Reviewed 23 August 2015

Well I went because I'd been told I must (several times by several people) What a fascinating place, you walk through the gift shop to get to the museum, not the best starting point in my opinion, but my goodness, the exhibits they have are...More

Thank LondonBallerina
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Our young daughter was enthralled by the colourful and interesting displays of seashells from all around the world. The gift shop was reasonably priced, and may have sparked a new hobby. Lovely little museum.

Thank maidstonekent
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Reviewed 18 February 2015

At a loss why this excellent city would give such a large and promonent space to such a mediocre museum. Maybe it was ok 30 years ago.

Thank Finian M
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Reviewed 16 February 2015

WOW, very unique collection, IMPRESSIVE, the boutique at the entrance give a very small idea of the upstairs museum; MUST SEE.

Thank MICKAEL v
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

esoteric but not compelling. Some people might like it but there is not much more to say to fill in minima

Thank Mike C
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