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Philadelphia Shell Show

Saturday, October 27, 2018

10:00 AM-5:00 PM

The largest of its kind in the Northeast, the Philadelphia Shell Show features beautiful, competitive displays on mollusks by collectors, amateur scientists, and artists.

Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show, October 27–28, 2018, at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University. Visitors will have the chance to shop an international shell market packed with jewelry, shells, books, and more. Members of the Philadelphia Shell Club will be on hand to answer questions and identify shells you’ve collected during your travels. More information for Philadelphia Shell Show 2018 is available here!

Free for members or with general museum admission. Save when you purchase tickets online!

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The Academy of Natural Sciences
1900 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19103


  • Everyone