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The Shell collections

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The Shell collections

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Dates and times

Tuesday 9 April 2019
2:30PM - 3:30PM

There are over 100,000 molluscs in the natural history collection. These range from tiny, almost microscopic ones to the giant clams, which can grow to 120 cm across. Richard Sutcliffe will show a few of the more interesting shells from the collection, and will explain the differences between the different types: cephalopods, scaphopods, bivalves, gastropods and others. Find out why molluscs are important, and see some really attractive and beautiful shells usually not on view.


Glasgow Museums Resource Centre (GMRC)

200 Woodhead Road, South Nitshill Industrial Estate, Glasgow, G53 7NN

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