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Address: 2787 North Tamiami Trail, North Fort Myers, FL 33903
Phone Number: +1 239-995-2141
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#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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Shell Factory

We have been bringing people of all ages here. It is fun and unique. It is Free!!! If you want to spend money you sure can. We like to feed the fish and turtles before we go home.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Fort Myers
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Bass Harbor, Maine
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We go EVERY YEAR we visit Florida to get some AWESOME Florida treasures!!! This year they have a NATURE PARK up and running out behind the regular building... Our 3 year old son LOVED the animals and there were places where you could feed and or touch the animals that he enjoyed very much!!! There are a couple different restaurants... More 

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Thank Chip R
Phoenix, Arizona
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wonderful step mother took me to the Shell Factory for a little day trip while i was in Florida in November. We had a marvelous time. We bought souvenirs, had lunch at the restaurant, and enjoyed walking around. Only drawback was that the nature park closed early that day, so I was not able to catch sight of an... More 

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Thank chicklittle68
Michigan
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20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Came back Again to take my daughter here she wasnt with us last year. She had a great time The nature park is still my favorite part! what a great deal for a family on a budget!!

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Thank thomasandrachel
Orleans
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Huge store and a few free museums including an awesome taxiderm collection amongst others. This festival was awesome, Jan 31. Had seafood gumbo and a chilli dog. Great food, reasonably priced. Vendors of various goods Dwayne Dopsie from Louisiana performed blues that was just awesome. If in Fort Myers, this is definitely something you don't wanna miss

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Thank Robert L
North Port, Florida
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lots of fun shopping, flea market on certain days, restaurant, home of Dock dogs, and much more-great place to visit

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Thank Dawn L
Fort Myers
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7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been bringing people of all ages here. It is fun and unique. It is Free!!! If you want to spend money you sure can. We like to feed the fish and turtles before we go home.

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Thank D3701YTpatriciab
Fort Myers, Florida
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14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shell Factory has been in North Fort Myers longer than I've been coming here, and I started visiting in 1976! Don't expect it to be the most modern place you've been to, but by golly, I'll bet it's one of the most unique! Especially considering it's free to go in and the only part that costs money to enter... More 

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Brighton, Michigan
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a typical tourist trap. Over priced items LOTS of over priced items. hard to get around everything very close together. no method to items all over the place

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Thank bostongal1974
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24 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been bringing my son here since he was 6 months old - he's 6 and a half now! So much to look at! Pirate cave is fun, and he loves the Christmas room! First and for most it's a gift shop - a huge one! - with 4 "museums" scattered through out. But it's great for a cold,... More 

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Thank Shawbunny
Pasadena, California
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65 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of overpriced souvenirs but there is a lot going on here so even if you aren't interested in shopping there are things to see. The room with almost 200 stuffed animals was something.

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