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Dalian Shell Museum

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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While before the shell museum was hosted inside the castle, now the location changed to a modern... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2017
Dalian, China

It should not be listed as museum.We were fooled because it is actually now a hotel.Could not... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2016
Dalian, China
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3 weeks ago
“Great Museum if you can appreciate shells”
Jun 19, 2017
“the site changed”
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No.600 Binhai East Road, Shahekou District, Dalian 116023, China
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I visited the Shell Museum as part of a private cruise excursion in Dalian. We happen to love shells and collect them so it was perfect for us. Anyone who appreciates nature and sea life would love it. They have shells from...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank kristinw796
Reviewed June 19, 2017

While before the shell museum was hosted inside the castle, now the location changed to a modern shell-shaped museum in Xinghai square. Very interesting place, he entrance is around 100rmb.

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank 228maddalenad
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Artifical city of italy with the same lanf mark, easy to go there via metro, just try to come back before 11 after that the metro is close and you need to take taxi

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank drsalehbakar
Reviewed December 7, 2016

This is an amazing collection of marine shells. It must be a magnet to biology students as it covers all I have ever known about the topic, and coastal living in Australia makes this common knowledge. They even had the poisonous Conus geographica from Australia...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Rod129
Reviewed February 12, 2016

It should not be listed as museum.We were fooled because it is actually now a hotel.Could not visit.But the caslte is beautiful.We strolled around ,took pictures on the bridge,walked upto the suspension bridge,Sat on the benches by the sea,very peaceful.The best view is at night...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Nekosama7
Reviewed April 14, 2014 via mobile

This building was torn down and rebuilt exactly as it was. It is now a 5 star luxury resort. Building and grounds are very nice.

1  Thank Dawst
Reviewed November 7, 2013

I stayed in dalian for almost 2 months (2009-2012). This is definitely a late review. I and friends went to see this castle, unfortunately it was being renovated, we couldnt get in. But as for the architecture, the castle is gorgeous, i love it. Finishing...More

Date of experience: January 2013
Thank c0sm0p0litangirl
Reviewed August 26, 2013 via mobile

The Dalian Shell Museum was demolished on 2012! It is therefore difficult for me to write a review of no less than 100 characters but I think I have just about achieved that

Date of experience: August 2013
1  Thank Richard T
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    Dalian Shell Museum is open Sun - Sat (9:00 AM - 4:30 PM).