Saturday, 18 May 2024

Bangkok Seashell Museum


Thai name พิพิธภัณฑ์เปลือกหอยกรุงเทพฯ ถนนสีลม ใกล้ BTS ตากสิน

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Bangkok Seashell Museum is a three-storey building, exhibiting more than 3,000 specimens of 600 species of seashells from around the world. Some of the interesting and rare ones are such as – giant seashells and seashells of bivalve molluscs in beautiful colours from every corner of the world, rarely found seashells of Hoi Bai (marine shells in the family of Cypraeidea) and cones that can kill a human by only attacking with its poisonous dart, as well as shells of land snails and freshwater molluscs. In addition, there is a display of unusual sea urchins and an exhibition of seashell artworks.

Information : Tel. 08 9681 3814

Open : Daily, 10.00-20.00 hrs.

Admission fee : 200 Baht

Location : Silom Road next to Soi Silom 23, opposite the Lerdsin Hospital.

For taxi : พิพิธภัณฑ์เปลือกหอยกรุงเทพฯ ถนนสีลม ใกล้ BTS ตากสิน

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