The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum offers special programs and tours to groups of all ages from schoolchildren to Elderhostels.
The Museum, which is listed as a "GEM" attraction by AAA in the Florida Tour Book, offers a discounted admission price for tours by groups of ten or more persons.
The unique guided tour consists of a slide presentation on the lifestyles of mollusks, and a hands-on display of Southwest Florida shells. Also highlighted are certain exhibits in the Great Hall of Shells, including live mollusks.
Reservations are required. For further information, call Dr. José H. Leal at (239) 395-2233.