Do you like to collect sea shells when you’re at the beach? If the answer is yes, you should come to Bali Shell Museum. Located in Kuta, this museum is a unique place where you can sea thousand types of lovely sea shells. The shells are coming from the owner of the museum, who has been collecting tons of sea shells since childhood. Another thing that makes the place is a-must-visit: it’s the only shell museum in Indonesia!
The owner of Bali Shell Museum has been interested in sea shells since many years ago. He is travelling across the globe to find many different types of shells. He also joined a lot of exhibitions all around the world, such as in France, Germany, Singapore, Malaysia, and also USA. That’s why today he has so many unique and rare type of shells fossil. Trust us, this museum will give you enjoyment to witness the richness of the sea.
With a modern designed building, there are three floors in this museum. The first floor is a gallery, where you can see the variety of accessories made from shells. The second floor contains of collection of shells in various sizes and ages. In here, you’ll find the biggest shell fossil in Asia named Crinions. While the third floor is dedicated for various extraordinary marine biota, such as a gigantic whale spine and jaws of various fishes. If you’re coming to this museum, your knowledge about marine life will definitely enriched. Bali Shell Museum is also very suitable for you who love historical things, because you can see the oldest shell in this museum.
If you want to have those beautiful shell, no worries, you can have it! But, only those which are on the first floor, since this floor is designed for a souvenir shop made of shells. The important thing is, in Bali Shell Museum, the visitors will gain a better understanding of the importance of shells and mollusks to the environment. Interested in visiting the museum? You can find it in Sunset Boulevard Kuta, and pay an entrance fee of Rp. 75,000 for adult and Rp. 50,000 for children. It’s open daily from 9 AM to 8.30 PM. So, what are you waiting for, dear shell enthusiasts? Let’s go!