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Category Archives: Malacology

a blackened shell

Whelks at the Shore

Search for whelk shells and egg cases at the shore this summer.

Extraordinary Clam Found Alive

On finding the smelly giant shipworm.

Who’s Minding the Malacology Collection?

He frequently discovers new mollusk species.

Mussels Improve Water Quality

Mussels bred to improve stream conditions.

Two Centuries of Shells

Philadelphia Shell Show is Oct. 22-23.

Treasures from the Collections

Google partnership brings treasures to your computer.

Scientist helps small child with dad do science experiment at Members night. Buy a discounted science museum membership on Cyber Monday.

Members’ Night Revealed

Find out how it all comes together–plus new info on activities!