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Shell Museum closing for updates at end of month

By Staff | Sep 13, 2013

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum. PHOTO PROVIDED.

The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum will be closed to the public beginning Saturday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Oct. 6.

It will reopen at 10 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 7.

During this time, the museum is installing hurricane glass in the windows above the Great Hall and Collections area to protect shell collections and exhibits.

The lobby is also being renovated to make it more welcoming and enhance the experience for visitors.

The museum looks forward to seeing all of its island friends and visitors when it reopens.

Once construction is completed, stop by the museum to see the new changes. For more information about the museum and hours. please visit the shellmuseum.org or call 395-2233.