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Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum (Glandford, Norfolk, UK)

Shell museum
One of north Norfolk's little gems is the Glandford Shell Museum, a small building housing a "cabinet of curiosities" collection.

I brought my macro lens and went to town.

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum
The handwritten labels were charming.

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum
As were the typewritten ones. The labelling varied wildly throughout the collection, adding to its charm.

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum
Baby puffer fish's taxidermy is the stuff of nightmares.

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum
Or maybe it's this guy, I dunno.

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum
I'm not sure why the model boat builder and x-rays of shells were featured on the same shelf, but that's just how this museum rolls.

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum
Weird stuff in glass jars, yay!

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum

Sir Alfred Jodrell's Shell Museum
Donated by Sir Alec Guinness.



If you're ever in the village of Glandford, it's well worth the £2.50 for the price of admission.

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