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India Seashell Museum

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“an aquarium”(14 reviews)
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Kalpakkam Road, Mahabalipuram 603104, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are traveling with children it will be a good idea to visit this place the collection of shells are truly amazing, this place also have aquarium and very different types of fish were.

1  Thank shuja k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not at all good place to visit...simply charges are more and place is not even worth..not recommended to go and visit

1  Thank Ekta089
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is one of a kind and situated near a heritage site - makes this easily accessible. This museum have huge and rare collection of seashells with different size and shape. Very informative and well maintained.

1  Thank Dinesh_cbe
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

visited this place recently large collections of shell in one place looks like they have recently opened a dinosaur theme park kids would love it

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great museum in Mahabalipuram. It’s a good option to spend an hour or two, especially in the afternoon when it’s hot elsewhere. This is the collection of one dedicated individual. You can see a wide variety of shells of all shapes and...More

Thank wanderingskv
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

This is the latest highlights of the Mahabalipuram sojourn! The sea shell sections were mesmerising with the collections of large and small sea shells with various colour, shape and size. This is one man’s collection which is really praiseworthy! It’s also a very good learning...More

1  Thank Gopal L
Reviewed 15 August 2018

they have nice good collections of sea shells from all over the world and its kept clean and well maintained and inside there are lot fun and games to enjoy ..we enjoyed that VR..it was really cool..

Thank maddyvinodh
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

I didn't expect much from this place but it was highlight of our visit in Mahabalipuram. Summer combo ticket costs 150 RS and it's for shell and pearl museum and aquarium. On the beginning there is small fish feeding area. You can buy food for...More

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Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I visited this place with family and found it very interesting, specially the sea shells collection. The sea shell collection was a delight to see, so many varieties of sea shells, different size, shapes and colours. They also have the world's smallest seashells which almost...More

2  Thank yashomana
Reviewed 14 July 2018 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
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