Musee Des Coquillages

One of the largest shell museums in the world, Musee Des Coquillages has over 5000 shells. They feature shells from extinct animals, general sea shells, as well as art made from some of the shells they have found.

Culturally-minded patrons think that it is relevant to understand as much with regards to the culture and history of the country they are visiting as is achievable, and Musee Des Coquillages submits that chance. Of importance among the bounty of showcases at this site, vacationers may find a group of permanent exhibits. These are the museum's unchanging expositions.

Staying Close

Consider staying in downtown Marigot if you plan on visiting Musee Des Coquillages, since those visiting this part of St. Martin will have the benefit of easy access to this museum throughout their trip. Despite the fact that the region isn't swarming with tourists, you'll nevertheless find a reasonable selection of lodgings to choose from.

Hotels near Musee Des Coquillages
Hotel Type Distance Direction
Centr' Hotel Hotel 0.0 mi. (0 km) N
Golfe Hotel Hotel 0.0 mi. (0 km) N
Hotel de la Vallee Cachee Hotel 0.0 mi. (0 km) N
Hotel La Residence Hotel 0.0 mi. (0 km) N
Le Cigalon Hotel Hotel 0.0 mi. (0 km) N
Marina Royale Hotel Hotel 0.0 mi. (0 km) N
Rosely's Hotel Hotel 0.0 mi. (0 km) N

Location and What's Nearby

Musee Des Coquillages guests often make their way over to Galisbay in addition the most conveniently accessed beach, and a great spot to catch some rays and relax after a visit there.


Operating Hours

The museum is open during the week from 10:00am until 6:00pm, with a two hour break starting at noon. On the weekend, the museum is only open from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.


Admission into the museum is 2 Euros.

Contact Information

Phone Number: (059) 053-7531

Location: downtown Marigot, the island of St. Martin and Sint Maarten


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