Jeffreys Bay has always been associated with its beautiful & rich variety of shells so it stands to reason that the town should have a Shell Museum. The Shell Museum of Jeffreys Bay has become world renowned & is visited by shell fanatics from all over. Here in serene ambience, housed in glass cases like preciuos jewels, are a variety of shells from all over the world. The huge variety of shells - over 600 shells - include the legendary cowry, the rare paper nautilus, tiny baby jam tarts and a new species of cone.

Learn to identify the common and rare local shells and make your next visit to the beach and interesting one.

Telephone: +27 (0)42 293-1945
Opening hours: Monday to Saturday from 09h00 to 16h00; Sundays from 09h00 to 13h00.

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Sea Venus

Shell collection

Shells on the beach



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