SEASON : July and August - Every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
OFF SEASON : February to June and September to December
Monday from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. / Tuesday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Closed from November 15 to December 15, December 25 and January 1 and from January 4 to February 4.

You will have the pleasure of admiring the complete collection of the Museum for an hour or more depending on your curiosity. Last entry one hour before closing time.



9 €
Teenagers (12 - 17 years old)
8 €
Children (4 - 11 years old)
6 €

GROUPS (on reservation):

Reduction of €1 per entry - 25 purchased = 1 free entry

The access to the Shop is free

Access :

Nearby car parks :

Free parking at the Esplanade du Vendée Globe (5 mins walk):

Public transport network :


Access :

Are there car parks around the Museum?
Paid and free car parks are available around the Museum as well as a transport network Here

Groups welcome :

Are EC, school and private groups accepted

The Museum welcomes groups by reservation by telephone on 02 51 23 50 00 or 06 27 76 37 23

Pets :

Are pets accepted?

Pets are unfortunately not allowed. The Shell Museum remains at your disposal for any questions.

Means of payment :

What are the payment options available ?

The means of payment at the Museum cash desk are as follows:
Bank card, cash, ANCV holiday vouchers. Bank checks are not accepted.

Visit information :

Does the Museum have a picnic area?

The Museum does not have a picnic area. Outdoor spaces have been set up in the city and places to eat are available around the Museum.


Are strollers and wheelchairs allowed?

The Museum allows strollers and facilities are provided for wheelchairs, including a lift accepting 250 kilos.



Are films and photos allowed?

The Museum allows visitors to film and take photos during the visit.



Contact us

Muséum du Coquillage

Port de Pêche

8 rue du Maréchal Leclerc