India Seashell Museum, Mahabalipuram

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Specialty Museum
India Seashell Museum houses over 40,000 species of rare shells organized in several exhibits, with an aquarium area where you can see how shells coexist with other natural marine life. The official guides can explain the displays, giving the learning experience a personal touch. The museum shop sells souvenirs, like pearls and objects made entirely of seashells. To visit India Seashell Museum and other attractions in Mahabalipuram, use our Mahabalipuram trip itinerary builder.
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Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • It really cool that see many valuable collections of shells.It is interesting for those who visit it for​ first time and you can easily get bored for next time.Best place for researchers,fond of it an...  more »
  • We been to this place during the recent visit to Mammalapuram. It's just amazing to see the collection of various sea shells, varying in color, size, origin, common to rare etc. Prior to the visit, I ...  more »
  • Except that the entry fee is very high, it is Rs.130/- per person. Other wise it is a very good museum and has a collection of more than 40,000 sea shells collected by a single person. They also have ...  more »
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  • Quiet place, large collection of sea shells and they sell sea shell products too, and finally a fish aquarium where you can get pedicure by fishes.
  • Those who are on in sea shells may like this museum. It houses a variety of sea shells all different shapes, sizes. There is a store when one can buy various items made out of sea shells. There is also an aquarium. I somehow felt that the ticket to the museum is expensive.
  • Prices fr tkts r high, bt worth a visit if u r nearby
  • Good sea museum. Around 40000 sea shells . Another attraction is it's fish aquarium and handicrafts market
  • 40, 000 shells collected by one person. They charge extra for taking photos inside. They also have an Aquarium and gift shop.