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A must see to experience what a hobby brings one. We were very impressed about the massivemnumbers of shells and other stuff . What quality, colours and the joy of the collector who is gladly sharing all about his findings.
We visited Schiermonnikoog in March, in a particularly cold period. We took a snowy walk to the shell museum and were amazed by what we heard and found!
The owner greeted us at the door and gave us a informative introduction to his and his...More
Imagine a teacher of biology with a fascination for shells..... next to his house there is an annex with many displays: Shells that his family has found over the past decades. He travels all over the world to look for them! Go and see for...More
When I go to Schiermonnikoog, I never go back without a visit in the Schelpen Museum by Thijs de Boer. It's really impressive, what this guy has collected and found.
Samuel Büttler, Basel, Switzerland
In a private house you find a huge collection of shells all collected by the owner himself.
He knows a lot about shells and likes to explain also to children.
You pay a small amount and can come back any time, which is very nice.
This review was written by our 8-year old son. The museum was one of the best days of my life. I liked the giant crab and mini crabs, also the giant spiral shell and all the multi-colored shells, but my favorite thing was the man...More