Samudrika Marine Museum, Port Blair

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Head to Samudrika Marine Museum to explore the diverse range of exhibits on display. Managed by the Indian navy, the museum aims to improve awareness about the ocean environment and the difficulties facing it. You’ll find five informative sections within the museum, covering the history of the Andaman Islands and tribal communities, as well as the area's marine, plant, and animal life. Prepare to be amazed on arrival, as you’ll see a huge skeleton of a young blue whale that washed ashore displayed in the entrance. Wander around the small aquarium, displays hundreds of exotic fish and other marine creatures. Make Samudrika Marine Museum part of your personalized Port Blair itinerary using our Port Blair vacation planner.
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  • The museum has a great attraction with a variety and rich collection of marine habitat and ecosystem of Andamans. It provides a view of various fishes, different types of sea-shells, corals and its fo...  more »
  • the museum is very rich in its collection of variety of fishes and corals etc. This is a must on visit .  more »
  • The museum requires around 90 mins to explore. The areas are categorized and are well lit and very informative with signage boards against every exhibit.  more »
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  • Beautiful Aavesham great tourist place in Port Blair to see the Marin items collections in one place. Well cleaned museum, nicely maintained and beautifully arranged.
  • Must see. Wonderful place to learn about sea creatures., Island and island life!! Beautifully maintained.
  • The Museum is created and maintain by Indian Navy to create awareness about Sea and Marine. This place is neat and clean and well maintain. Check the timings before you plan a trip to Museum.
  • This is a very nice museum which showcases all the types of marine life , different types of corals, shells . It's a beautiful museum and all the artifacts and aquatic life are given a nice and adaptable environment. Just entering the museum , you will find a long skeleton of blue whale.
  • Nice place to visit if are unaware of marine life.You can see the glimpse of tribal life too.

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The old colonial center of Port Blair possesses a decent array of places to stay: spruced-up old buildings housing stylish boutiques with sea views; family-run guesthouses providing both shared and private rooms; and a few newly built hotels, offering rooms from standard to luxury. Inland to the south sit a few clusters of accommodations, where luxury retreats sit side by side with simple guesthouses, while the coastal areas around the state capital have a number of beachfront lodgings set around scenic bays.
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