Information for visitors and dealers

Event details

The international German Shell Show Öhringen occurs every year on the fourth weekend in september. The venue is the Stadt- und Festhalle KULTURa in the Herrenwiesenstr. 12 in D-74613 Öhringen, Baden-Württemberg.

Information for visitors

The show is open to the public on Saturday from 9am to 6pm and on Sunday from 9am to 2:30 pm.
Entrance is free.
40 to 45 dealers and collectors from all around the world will offer their treasures for sale or swap. Besides seashells and other marine creatures there will be also fossils on offer. Furthermore there are exhibitions throughout the show and seminal talks on saturday afternoon. Within the framework of the Shell Show the Club Conchylia e.V. - the host of the German Shell Show - will have it's annual meeting on Saturday at 6pm.

Information for dealers

Dealers and collectors with swap tables have the opportunity to set up their tables on Friday from 2pm to 7pm. No visitors are allowed during this time.
The rental fee for the tables is 15.00€ per meter for members of the Club Conchylia e.V. or 25.00€ for non-members. Swap tables are free of charge.
You can register yourself by contacting (in a timely manner):

Kurt Kreipl, Meeresmuseum Öhringen, 74613 Öhringen-Cappel
either by phone: +49(0)7941-62826
or email: or by pressing the "Contact" link in the footer area of this webpage.

How to get to the show

The complete address of the venue is:
Herrenwiesenstr. 12
D-74613 Öhringen
You can use the map embedded below to plan your route to the show if you are driving by car.
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27-05-2012 A virtual tour of the museum is now available here

25-09-2011 The description of Bolma boucheti has been published by Spixiana

06-09-2011 Don't miss it: the next issue of the Conchylia journal will feature an article about the Meeresmuseum Öhringen!


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