Ocean Fest Featuring the Philadelphia Shell Show
October 18–19, 2014
Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. The largest show of its kind in the Northeast, the show features competitive displays by collectors and amateur scientists as well as chances to participate in mollusk dissections, make crafts, shop an international shell market, and go behind the scenes to see some of the 10 million specimens in the Academy’s Malacology Collection, the third largest in the world. Free with museum admission.