The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum offers fun educational programming for all ages! During live Tank Talks, learn about the local mollusks that make the beautiful shells you can find on the beach. Discover insights into shells' vital role in history, culture, art, and medicine. Create souvenir treasures during Shell Crafts. Or enjoy a Beach Walk led by its shell experts!
As the cultural center of the islands, BIG ARTS features world-renowned music and dance performers, theatre, distinguished speakers, arresting exhibits, fine film, and workshops/seminars taught by gifted artists. With the best ticket prices in the area, why leave the islands? We've got it all right here!
The City of Sanibel Recreation Center is open to the public! Our facility includes treadmills, weight equipment, heated pools, gymnasium, tennis courts, game room, and fitness classes. Daily, weekly, six month, and annual memberships available.
OUR VISION: An Everglades with abundant fresh water for consumption, enjoyment, ecological health and economic growth for generations to come.
OUR MISSION: The Everglades Foundation works to protect and restore America’s Everglades through science, advocacy and education.
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