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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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A GREAT FAMILY PLACE

animals, dog park, water balloons, bumper boats, zip line, ICE CREAM, and good traditional food. A fun place for all.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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North Fort Myers
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

There are lots of shops-Apparel, Jewelry, Books, Puzzles, etc... Christmas shop is huge, Game room, restaurants, Dog Park and Natural Park. Love going. You can spend a few hours walking around. The Museums are interesting too. Ice cream shop and Fudge shop(The best). I'm planning on getting some gifts here.

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North Fort Myers
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

animals, dog park, water balloons, bumper boats, zip line, ICE CREAM, and good traditional food. A fun place for all.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Few days ago, my 7 yr old daughter and I attended Shell Factory and my daughter excitedly wanted to try their water bumper. We arrived early 11am and the park wasn't crowded. The guy paused as he first saw us and said it's not open. I asked when it will be open and he said in few hours. So we... More 

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North Fort Myers, Fl
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Always something different in the Shell Factory. Has a bar by the dog park, petting zoo and lots of cool things for the kids. Some areas are quite old and shopworn, but every visit we see one of the old things gone and something new in its place. Oh, and billions of shells!

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Union Grove, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Lots of choices: small post office, swimsuit and shirt section, Xmas section , arcade section, children toy section stuffed real animal section with handmade paintings and furniture, of course shell section, ice cream and candy section, tourist gift section, pet section and jewelry section. Behind the shops there us a nature park not real big but fun for the small... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The Shell Factory is a local favorite, quirky shops and a couple restaurants, first off it is a nice place to visit and grab a bite every now & then, the food is good a bit high priced but not bad, also if you are looking for something to buy for relatives they have all the Florida gifts for that... More 

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North Fort Myers, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I've only shopped here, and it has the BEST Florida gift shop ever. Really big selection of clothing and kitschy items. Prices are fair. Great ice cream to have while browsing the huge store. Yes u can even mail your items right from its own little lost office.

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Melrose Park, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Lots of things to see and do. The Christmas & Animal areas were very cool. I don't know what the other reviewer was talking about with the bathrooms, they must be germafobs or something because they were fine. In need of some more work maybe but the toilets and sinks worked fine and there was no smell. The animals in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

The bathrooms are DISGUSTING!!! it was hard bringing my kid in there I kept saying "don't touch anything!!" The whole place, not just the bathrooms, smelled horrible of strong pee! I felt like I needed a shower when we got home. And don't dare let your kids touch the water in that mining thing! You'll definitely catch a brain eating... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

Beware....forced to buy an item our 7 year old knocked off a low shelf. We were not offered a receipt. Is that even legal???? Two many other options for family fun and souvenir shopping around Fort Myers/ Cape Coral. Shell Factory just lost our business and with four children, that's a lot of cash walking out the door.

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Additional Information about Shell Factory & Nature Park

Address: 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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