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Dalian Shell Museum

Museum in Dalian, China

Travel Tips

Allocate enough time to explore the extensive exhibits. 1

Great for families and marine enthusiasts. 2

Look out for shells of various kinds, colors, and shapes. 3

Explore the spiral exhibition hall for a unique museum experience. 4

Introduction

Architecture

  • πŸ—οΈ Design: The museum features an overlapping roof made of QuadroCladβ„’, evoking an oversized seashell.
  • 🌊 Organic Forms: The structure mixes versatile organic forms, aligning with the theme of shells.
  • 🏒 Floors: The building has four floors above ground and one floor underground.
  • 🌐 Integration: The glazed wall reflects the environment, making the building blend seamlessly with the blue sky and green sea.
  • πŸ“ Size: The total project area is approximately 18,000 sqm.

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Exhibits

  • 🐚 Shell Collection: The museum houses over 5,000 kinds of precious shells from all over the world.
  • 🌍 Global Reach: Shells on display come from various parts of the globe, showcasing diverse marine life.
  • πŸ–ΌοΈ Display: The exhibits are arranged to highlight the natural beauty and variety of shells.
  • πŸ”¬ Educational: The museum provides educational information about the shells and their natural habitats.
  • πŸ“š Research: The museum also serves as a research center for marine biology and shell studies.

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Visitor Information

  • ⏰ Hours: Open daily from 09:00 to 17:30.
  • 🎟️ Tickets: Available until 17:00; admission ends at 17:00.
  • πŸ•’ Recommended Visit: 1-3 hours.
  • πŸ“ž Contact: For inquiries, call 0411-82856742 or 0411-84801470.
  • πŸ“ Address: No.2, D District, Xinghai Square, Shahekou District, Dalian, China.

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Location

  • πŸ“ Address: No.2, D District, Xinghai Square, Shahekou District, Dalian, China.
  • πŸ—ΊοΈ Map: Located in the bustling area of Xinghai Square, easily accessible by public transport.
  • πŸš— Parking: Ample parking space available for visitors.
  • πŸ™οΈ Nearby Attractions: Close to other tourist spots like Xinghai Park and Dalian Modern Museum.
  • 🍽️ Dining: Various dining options available in the vicinity, offering local and international cuisine.

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Design Concept

  • 🌊 Theme: The design is inspired by the natural form of seashells.
  • 🏞️ Geographical Advantage: The main exhibition space stretches uphill, offering scenic views.
  • 🌐 Integration: The building's glazed walls reflect the environment, blending with the sky and sea.
  • πŸ”„ Versatility: The QuadroCladβ„’ material used for the roof allows for customizable, flowing curves.
  • 🏒 Organic Forms: The structure incorporates a multitude of organic shapes, aligning with the shell theme.

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Travel Information
πŸ“žΒ Β Β Phone: +86 411 8480 1470
πŸ“Β Β Β Address: Shahekou District, Dalian, China, 116023

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