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Qingdao Shell Museum

chinadaily.com.cn| Updated: November 11, 2021

The Qingdao Shell Museum, located on the coast of Tangdao Bay in Qingdao's West Coast New Area, is a private shell-themed museum.

Covering an area of nearly 2,600 square meters, the museum not only collects and researches shells, but also educates visitors and serves as a site for cultural tourism.

It has more than 4,260 shell (conch) specimens and over 130 species of shellfish fossils from over 60 countries on display.


Different conch shells are exhibited at the Qingdao Shell Museum. [Photo by Wang Hua/qingdaonews.com]


The Qingdao Shell Museum includes a large variety of shells. [Photo by Wang Hua/qingdaonews.com]


An exhibit at the Qingdao Shell Museum [Photo by Wang Hua/qingdaonews.com]