Museum Entrance | World of Seashells

Visit of Museum + 3D Animations & Interactions + Access to The Retail Corner & More


Purchase Includes

Entrance Fees:

  • Visit World of Seashells Museum
  • Access to the Gallery
  • 3D animations and interactions focused on seashells
  • Design your own shell
  • Access to the retail corner
  • Bel Ombre d’Antan visit – providing a better understanding of the Sugar history of Bel Ombre


  • Opening hours:
    Monday - Saturday: 09:00 - 17:00 (Last entrance for visit at 16:00)
    Sunday & Public holiday: 09:00 - 16:00 (Last entrance for visit at 15:00)
  • Location: Place du Moulin, Bel Ombre
  • Validity: Voucher valid for 60 days as from the date of purchase
  • CLOSED on 25th, 31st December 2022, 1st-2nd January 2023


  • Reservation: Call service provider directly to select date and time in a minimum of 48 hours in advance (subject to availability)
  • Covid-19 protocols applicable for Mauritian Citizens or Holder of local Residents' Permit (subject to change as per the Tourism Authority):
    - Vaccination card and ID card are compulsory, and must be presented at reception counter upon arrival
    - All non-vaccinated guests against Covid-19 will not be allowed access to hotels
    - Children under 18 years old are currently exempted from vaccination at this time. They will be allowed to stay in the same hotel if accompanied by their parents or a relative (adult) who is fully vaccinated
    - ALL locals should be fully vaccinated at least 30 days prior the event - with 2 doses of a Covid-19 vaccine recognised by the Mauritian authorities
    - The validated vaccines are: AstraZeneca Covishield, AstraZeneca Vaxzeria, Covaxin, Johnson&Johnson (1 dose), Moderna, Pfizer, Sinopharm, Sinovac-CoronaVac, Sputnik V
    - If guests do not have the 2 doses or if the PCR test done is positive, the concerned authority will not take overall current bookings
  • Service Provider reserves the right to refuse to carry out the treatment to any customer if any medical problems are present
  • Pregnant women are requested to seek medical advice prior to booking any activity
  • Activity is still carried out under rain unless safety is compromised. Subject to change in schedule due to weather condition
  • Customers are requested to arrive at least 30 mins prior to activity time
  • Service Provider reserves the right to limit access to the number of persons in their premises at any point in time
  • Amendments: Once customers have confirmed a date and time, any amendments will need to be confirmed by Service Provider directly
  • Merchant is solely responsible to the purchaser for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services
  • Mauritian ID card or Resident permit must be shown by all guests upon check-in at the hotel
  • Failure to do so will entitle the Lodge to charge the current public rate
  • No-shows will be charged total rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed
  • Cancellation Policy: Once a booking is confirmed, there are no cancellations.
  • Postponement Policy: Any postponement request should be communicated at least 48-hour prior to arrival date (postponement requests are not guaranteed)
  • COVID Policy : In the case of a Lockdown period/Government restriction, No refund will be applicable, your voucher will be postponed or the amount will be kept as a credit as per service provider condition
  • VAT: All Prices on Defideal are inclusive of VAT

About World of Seashells

Both a natural and cultural object, the shell has amazed, inspired and intrigued collectors, scientists or artists for centuries. Often collected as trophies, seashells have long decorated the interiors or been safely kept into treasure boxes. World of Seashells presents a unique collection of 8,000 pieces in Africa from the collection of Mr. Le Court de Billot.

Explore the different themes around this exhibition: Myths & Legends, great storytelling about how the shapes of seashells, scientific explanation behind the perfect shapes of seashells, their contribution to culture, as well as a section dedicated to the conservation efforts being made by the region of Bel Ombre to protect the fragile marine ecosystem.


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Entrance Fees

5 - 12 Years


13+ Years


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