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.

The museum conveys to travelers a varied glance into how the country's people regard the subject. Amongst the many displays at this attraction, patrons may interest in a collection of permanent exhibits. These are this attraction's stable expositions.

Staying Close

Musee Des Coquillages is located in downtown Marigot, which means those visiting this area of St. Martin will be pleased to have convenient access to the museum during their visit. There is an adequate amount of hotels around the neighborhood within the vicinity of the 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

If you find yourself hungry after viewing the museum, no problem -- you'll find a broad selection of dining options near this attraction. The most nearby restaurant is Ali Baba, which dishes out Middle Eastern dishes. The dining establishment is just within walking range of this site's location, making it manageable to access, whether you and your group hope to enjoy a quick bite or stay for a bigger meal. Also close-by, you and your group will have eateries like Bali Bar and Bamboo Cafe providing you with a variety of dining possibilities.


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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