Museum du Coquillage, Les Sables-d'Olonne

(3.9/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
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  • A wonderful trip in the marine world of hull on our ocean planet. A passion for the conservative researcher communicative, completed by a store of finds Kudos to him. If you pass in the sands will bring your shells. Never a collection has also been successful, you find your children's feet in the sand... happiness to share
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  • for adults and children, if you are fan of wildlife and marine life will be a treat, for novices will be a great discovery.
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  • Museum located in the center of the sands, we are greeted warmly by his "creator", after an interesting presentation, self-guided, an enchantment of diversity and colors. Discover...
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  • This is an excellent attraction for people of all ages. It's an apparently privately run museum with more shells and wonders of the sea that you can easily take in, all beautifully presented in atmospheric surroundings. We spent a happy two hours here on a rainy day, which compared well with the prices/times of other local attractions. The number and beauty of shells on display is awe inspiring, there is also a very nice gift shop that sells the gamut from tourist tat to collectable shells, display cases, etc.
  • Very clean and quiet place. There are lots of shells of all shapes and colors. A treat for young and old. The exhibition showcases are clean, so that the toilet. Very welcoming. I recommend.
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  • Discovery of a huge collection of shellfish and crustaceans gleaned from around the world. Amazing species by size and their color, as the cocotiers😲 crab. More than a collection, it is also an impressive source on their features and habitats, diets and their adaptation to their environment. What great color palette. For children more than one questionnaire depending on the age with reward, Nice. Corner coloring pages for children and souvenir shops. Good family time. It takes more than an hour of visit on two levels.
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  • Private establishment which has many varieties of shell on 2 levels. The children receive a questionnaire that allows them to have a little gift at the end of the visit (a bag with shells) and the fun and educational visits. Shells are beautifully presented in showcases, but the circulation space is cramped in case of strong inflows. The were 300 visitors a day on average with peaks at 1000 in the case of rainy days... like today. Disabled access and air-conditioned premises. Free gift shop. Time to visit between 1 h and 2 h after your interest to read what written on the shells and the number of people present.
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  • Ideal for those high heat. We liked, our daughter 2 years 1 especially liked the sharks and crocodiles...
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