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Address: 2787 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Phone Number: +1 239-995-2141
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Description: #1 Family Destination! Spend the day with us! Offering everything from...
#1 Family Destination! Spend the day with us! Offering everything from Shells, Coral, Sea Life, Christmas Collectibles, Fine Jewelry & Shell Jewelry,Shell Art & the perfect Gifts,The Beach Shack-Beach clothing and toys,Betty Boop Cafe',The Game Room with live crab races daily!,3 Museums with FREE ADMISSION!,NEW IN 2014 THE SOARING EAGLE ZIP LINE! $8.50 PP INCLUDES TAX! The Nature Park with Petty Farm plus much more!,The Fun Park with Paddle Boats,Mini Golf plus much more!,Doggy Heaven Park, Home of The SW Florida Weiner Dogs & Suncoast Dock Dogs-bring your pet!,Capt'n Fishbones Restaurant featuring AYCE Fish Fry!Inquire about holding your next function with us, from small birthday parties to large conferences! "There's Always Something Happening Here!"
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Unique place for everyone

I have been going to the Shell Factory for over 40 years, and always recommend it to newcomers in the area. There's just no place like it anywhere, and there's always something... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 1, 2015
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Cape Coral, Florida
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Cape Coral, Florida
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35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

I have been going to the Shell Factory for over 40 years, and always recommend it to newcomers in the area. There's just no place like it anywhere, and there's always something interesting and different to see. I never leave without picking up some little knick knack for the house or grandkids. It's just a fun place to spend an... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Poor service and food. Our waitress was the most rude server we have ever experienced. Mixed up the order and finally brought my wife's meal after the rest of our party had finished eating. Never apologized, was rude when we asked for separate checks and then had the gall to add a 20% tip to the charge card after we... More 

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Rockaway, New Jersey
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22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Stopped at the Shell Factory on a liquid sunny day in Florida. Pleasantly surprised by the quality of the food. Priced just right too. On our Monday visit our group had chicken salad, meatloaf, pulled pork, blackened Mahi and liver withe bacon/onions The food was great. My wife loved the liver. I thought the blackened Mahi was perfectly seasoned. My... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

The largest amount of different sea shells from all over the world. Interesting children book selection about nature, shells and all things great about Florida. Great to visit on a Tuesday go outside to the bacl parking lot and visit the open flea market. fresh produce a basket of the best tomatoes for a dollar. Shell Factory is just a... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

We were looking forward to coming here after buying a groupon that included minigolf. The visit was a big shock. This was our fifth Florida-vacation and we have never been to a place this outdated and shabby. The nature park closed as we arrived, so we only explored the giftshop, the minigolf and the surroundings. The employees outdoors were more... More 

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West Palm Beach, FL
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

The gift shop here bills itself as the largest in the world, and it just might be true. Just as you think you've reached the end of the shop, there's yet another room. There are fun displays of animals, shell art and shell exhibits in the shop, along with many unusual items for purchase. A very extensive Christmas shop and... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was visiting family in the area and took my kids here. I have been here before but not for a few years. The staff in the gift shop was very friendly and helpful. The gift shop was nice with lots to see. The nature park, which I have seen before, made me very upset. There was a Caracal cat... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

My daughter, Aunt and myself stopped here during a rainstorm. We had read reviews that animals were in cages and my Daughter and I were not thrilled about that, but my Aunt wanted to at least see the gift shop and fudge. To say the least, there is every Florida gift you could want there, plus more! I actually enjoyed... More 

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Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We were on vacation and asked the locals where we should go for a family outing. Almost everyone suggested the Shell Factory. We had 6 kids with us and we're happy that there was something there for everyone. The only problem I had was when I wanted to check out after shopping there was no one at the register. When... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Lots to do and look at. This place is like South Florida's version of South of the Border. Shells, shirts, toys and more. Christmas in July. The post office is there, bumper boats, weiner dog race, dockdogs and so much more. A little something for everyone.

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Additional Information about Shell Factory & Nature Park

Address: 2787 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Phone Number: +1 239-995-2141
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  North Fort Myers
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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