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Kalpakkam Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very friendly and helpful staff, clean, tidy and very interesting, went off season, so cafe not fully open but still ok, a must see

Thank Barry M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its suberb place for those like to see Different kinds of Shells. Entire Area is Air-conditioned A/C , So its a good place to visit during Noon too. They are also having Fish Aquarian where we can experience live STAR Fish in keeping hand and...More

1  Thank Ranish S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The collection is so vast and covers the various varieties of sea shell from all over the world. I am always fantasized by seashell but never knew that it is such colorful world inside water. Names of all the varieties of sea shell are displayed....More

Thank pallavi a
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully displayed collection of shells from across the globe. If you are a lover of the ocean and sea shells it is a must visit. The collection is a private one and show the love and dedication of the owner.

1  Thank Tess797
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I visited this museum today. It has got a great collection of shells of various sizes from across the world with name boards in scientific terminology. Must visit for children. Also has a pearl museum inside the complex, which in itself is very educational.

Thank vidyasagar_g
Reviewed 8 June 2018

The collection of sea shells is beautiful; and the good things just continue when you move on to fish collections, or Pearls section (yes you can even buy those here). Noteworthy is the trick art gallery - dont forget to take your camera here.

Thank Divyank_Rastogi
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This collection of thousands of sea shells is the lifetime commitment and resolve of one man viz. Dr Raja Mohammad who has spent over 30 years in collecting sea shells from around the world. The shells range from the ordinary, common variety to the most...More

Thank KaustubhDharkar
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Largest of Asia hope so.a good visit for love of shells.around 50 thousand specimens of rare shells...as I have no interest in shells..didn't enjoy a lot as my friends did😂

Thank jaga1997reddy
Reviewed 5 May 2018

When I heard of this place, my thoughts were like - right, another unkempt museum but curiosity got the better of me and boy was I pleasantly surprised! The place is so neat, tidy and is very well maintained. We arrived late so couldn't get...More

Thank borgt12
Reviewed 5 May 2018

The India Seashell Museum is located around the Mahabalipuram monuments. There is a Rs. 150 per head entry fee combined for the sea shell museum, aquarium and the pearls museum. Charges for camera are separate. The museum has an amazing collection of sea shells from...More

Thank Memoirs-Sachin
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