Shell Factory Gift Shop & Museum 
Fun Park

Gift Shop


The Shell Factory proudly presents the world's largest collection of seashells, and shell specimens. You will also find the finest fossils, and sea life, not to mention the most beautiful top of the line coral. Our unique one of a kind gifts and jewelry come from all over the world creating a must see and shop atmosphere. You will encounter a world full of incredible gifts and souvenirs at The Shell Factory, including coral, shell jewelry boxes, shell candles, wind chimes, photo frames, magnets, key rings, mugs, shark teeth, and shark jaws. Just that special something for your home or that of a cherished friend or loved one.

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The elegance of The Shell Factory shines through when you visit our Jim Shore exhibition, or marvel at the beautiful selection of coral. For the discriminating man who has everything, The Shell Factory, knows what he'd love surrounding him while he works.

natural history

We have our own Pride Rock in our 6-million-dollar Natural History Museum, one of our four free museums located in the retail store at The Shell Factory.

Games room

Rain or shine! Our newly renovated game room, located in the retail store at The Shell Factory, is fun for all ages. Play games and then eat and drink at our Safari Cafe proudly serving Hunt's Brothers Pizza.

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Don't miss the magic of Christmas, which is found all year long in our Christmas House featuring, Department 56, including Snowbabies, Fontanini, Seraphim Angels, Willow Tree, and the lovable Charming Tails. 

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A real must while touring the Retail Store is Pirates Cove. Upon entrance you are greeted by Blackbeard himself. Inside Pirates Cove, the whole family can plunder Pirate Treasure. You can actually hear Pirates planning their next adventure. All kinds of great gifts from Pirate flags to mugs for your favorite Rum.

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It would be worth your while to stop by our Sweets section and treat yourself to one of the many flavored coconut patties and grab a box of salt water taffy. Then there is Gulfcoast Fudge Company where you            can satisfy your sweet tooth in the                  old-fashioned Fudge Kitchen.

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Another exciting feature of the Shell Factory that you do not want to miss is to treat yourself or that special someone to a breathtaking China or Tahitian Pearl. Hand pick your own saltwater oyster to find a pearl, or two inside.

beach wear

Beautiful cotton natural matching outfits for the entire family. As well as a huge selection of beach wear, Florida T-shirts, sandals, beach towels and more.

Things To Do

Come Join Us For Our 16th Annual Gumbo Fest

The Shell Factory & Nature Park presents the 16th Annual Gumbo Fest January 28th from 11am-6pm. As the Number 1 Family Entertainment Destination In SW Florida, this year's event promises to be bigger and better than ever. Continuous live entertainment will be headlined by Chubby Carrier and The Bayou Swamp Band  direct from New Orleans. Also joining the fun, The Porchdogs with their own style of Cajun down- home music. As a Family Friendly event admission is FREE. Children will also receive FREE admission to The Nature Park the day of the event.
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The Shell Factory, Nature Park & Fun Park is celebrating 80 Years as Southwest Florida’s #1 family entertainment destination. The Shell Factory provides locals and visitors a great place to shop, eat, or just gather with friends. Our many attractions both indoors and outdoors will provide you and your family hours of fun served up with local hospitality. Free entry (except to the Nature Park) & free parking makes it a great day out for the whole family.
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Shell Factory 2787 N Tamiami Trl (US 41) North Fort Myers FL 33903-2213
(239) 995-2141  
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