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Griffiths' Sea Shell Museum & Marine Display

125 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
+61 3 5155 1538
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Still the same!

I used to go here all the time with my parents. When my boyfriend & I decided to check it out I was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emily D
via mobile
Verty interesting

Next door to our motel decided to have a look .I think they must have an example of everyshel... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2017
Mike F
Longford, Australia
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125 Esplanade, Lakes Entrance, Victoria 3909, Australia
+61 3 5155 1538
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I used to go here all the time with my parents. When my boyfriend & I decided to check it out I was amazed by how it’s still exactly the same!

Thank Emily D
Reviewed 5 September 2017

Next door to our motel decided to have a look .I think they must have an example of everyshel around . Great museum.

Thank Mike F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

We visited this establishment some 25 years ago and it looks like nothing has changed. Very interesting displays and probably hundreds of thousands of shells of various description, but just seemed very ated

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

The shop is full of interesting shells, souvenirs and wierd and wonderful things. We came away with several shells and the prices were pretty good. Also went into the museum and yes it has a musty aroma and could do with a revamp but don't...More

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 13 April 2017

This place is so stuck in the past, the museum was bizarre but I think it was good, well my daughter certainly loved it. However it could do with a good clean and the train display would be good if there was an actual train...More

Thank Katrina F
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Kids loved the 20 minute stop at this shop looking at all the shells that they had to offer. They both spent a couple of dollars choosing a couple that they liked to take home. Great to do if you are waiting for a boat...More

Thank Debleigh1982
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Too good and infinite variety of shells collection. Good for shopping as well. totally blown away experience.

Thank tuktukPunjab
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Omg I was totally blown away from the moment I walked into this place,I loved this place so much ,I visited it twice ,once with my partner and the other time with my friends. The shells were amazing I brought a few gifts and love...More

Thank joannemariegay
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I make sure I visit every time I'm in Lakes. Love wandering around their gift shop and museum. Having such a strong connection to the ocean I find this place very relaxing and soothing. Look forward to many more visits in the years to come.

Thank SarahFrancis83
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We visited the Shell Musuem, and Model Train Railway. The front shop is lovely, and the Octopus out the front my three year old loved. Agree with other posts the musuem needs a revamp, expected a lot more fish and marine life to see, the...More

Thank Tracey W
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