Come sea thousands of shells on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show. The Academy of Natural Sciences will be hosting The Philadelphia Shell Show on Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29. The two day event can be enjoyed during the museum’s weekend hours; 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m. The Philadelphia Shell Show is free to attend but you must purchase a general admission ticket and you can purchase tickets online or at the museum.
The Philadelphia Shell Show is the largest of its kind in the Northeast. The show has an array of beautiful, competitive displays on Mollusks provided by collectors, amateur scientists, and artists. Attendees will be able to shop an international shell market with jewelry, shells, books, and more for purchase. Several members of the Philadelphia Shell Club will be in attendance to answer questions and identify shells you have collected.
On Saturday, October 28 and Sunday, October 29 collect all your friends and swim on over to the Academy of Natural Sciences for The Philadelphia Shell Show. You’ll be able to see thousands of beautiful shells, buy some for your collection, and learn more about these gems of the sea. It’s going to be one shell of a time.
The Philadelphia Shell Show
Saturday and Sunday, October 28 – 29 @ 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Academy of Natural Sciences,1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Free exhibit with general admission ticket