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Hall of Malacology

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August 29, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

    Check out our New Exhibit!Gems of the Sea: The Guido T. Poppe Collection World class. One of a kind. Never before seen. Made by mollusks. The Philippines consists of over 7,500 islands in Southeast Asia, totaling a land area of approximately 116,000 square miles, and giving the Philippines the longest coastlines of any […]

Mala-whaaa? Discover the incredible world of mollusks in the Strake Hall of Malacology
February 12, 2014 · Be The First To Comment

One of the most awesome parts of working for a Museum (especially one as large as ours) is how many people you get to meet and work with – all with something different that gets them excited about science! It’s easy to celebrate your inner geek when you can find fellow geeks who you can […]

World-renowned malacologist Guido Poppe visits HMNS’ “magnificent” Hall of Malacology
July 5, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

HMNS’ Associate Curator of Malacology Tina Petway got a special treat last week in the form of one exceptionally dapper shell expert. World-renowned Belgian malacologist Guido Poppe traveled to Houston for the express purpose of visiting our museum and surveying our utterly impressive (and at times underappreciated) Hall of Malacology. It was Poppe’s first visit […]



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