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 out-of-towners determine that it is essential to understand as much with regards to the history and culture of the country they are visiting as they are able, and the museum offers that occasion. Like other museums you'll find, Musee Des Coquillages is home to a variety of permanent exhibitions, containing the museum's most talked-about exhibits.

Staying Close

Consider staying in downtown Marigot if you plan on visiting Musee Des Coquillages, since those visiting this area of St. Martin will have the benefit of easy access to this museum for the duration of their trip. There is a reasonably good selection of lodgings in the neighborhood around this museum.

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

A close-by beach spot that does pull in many museum patrons, is Galisbay.


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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