International Fossil Shell Museum

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International Fossil Shell Museum


The International Fossil Shell Museum (IFSM) is a small museum mainly for the interested collector. The collection consists of fossil shells from different strata all over the world but also accommodates Recent shells, fossil bones, fossil shark teeth, mammoth molars and other fossil material. All together the museum hosts over 360.000 specimens. The museum is situated in the city of Utrecht and owned by the foundation "Schepsel Schelp".

Administrative contact
Piet Hessel
Kievitdwarsstraat 17 31-(0)30-2718715
Technical contact
Frans Slieker
NMR - Westzeedijk 345, Rotterdam 31-(0)6-28076166


International Fossil Shell Museum Kievitdwarsstraat 17 NL-3514 VC Utrecht Netherlands 31-(0)30-2718715


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Netherlands Biodiversity Information Facility

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