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The Peter Coke Shell Gallery

 The Peter Coke Shell Gallery

Online Exhibitions

Click on the link below to see the online exhibition of items in our collection


About Us

A collection of over 100 objects composed of exotic shells from around the world inspired by Sailors' Valentines and Shell Art of the 18th and 19th centuries. The collection is housed in restored Victorian longshore fishermen's sheds.

Admission Costs

Free entry with voluntary contributions

Opening Hours

Beginning of May to the end of September, daily, 12.00 noon to 4.00pm.  Please note that the gallery is run entirely by volunteers and exceptionally if volunteers are not available the gallery may be closed. Also open during the school Easter and Autumn half-term holidays, weather permitting.


The Slipway
West Cliff
NR26 8JT

Latitude: 52.94523352° 52' 41.1° N Longitude: 1.2108141 ° 26' 15.9° E


Other Information

External Website : http://sheringhamsociety.com/

It is advisable to view this site for any latest news and it will also give you further information before your visit.

email: secretary@sheringham-preservation.org.uk



The shell gallery is fully accessible on the flat. Users of large powered wheelchairs may not be able to negotiate the spaces between display cases, however.

How to Find Us

Sheringham is easily accessible by train or bus, and there is car parking close to the museum on Morris Street. The museum is on the sea front close to the town centre.


Some Photos of Our Museum

The Peter Coke Shell Gallery
The Peter Coke Shell Gallery
The Peter Coke Shell Gallery

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