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

Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival

Sunday Oct 20 10:00 AM-5:00 PM

Join us for the Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival to see marvelous shell displays, dissect a mollusk, make crafts, shop, and more. Takes place Saturday and Sunday, October 19-20.

Thousands of shells will be on display and for sale at the annual Philadelphia Shell Show and Festival. 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.

For more information, visit our Shell Show page.

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