India Seashell Museum, Mahabalipuram

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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 on your trip to Mahabalipuram, use our Mahabalipuram tour planner.
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  • The Sea Shells museum as well as the others at the site (the Minerals Museum, the Pearl Museum, the Aquarium and Nassa the Dinosaur museum) were all fantastic. Everyone in the group including my... 
    The Sea Shells museum as well as the others at the site (the Minerals Museum, the Pearl Museum, the Aquarium and Nassa the Dinosaur museum) were all fantastic. Everyone in the group including my...  more »
  • As I titled it ...Extremely unique museum and must visit plas in Mahabalipuram..mind blowing. Especially if you have young children...definitely to worth visiting. It is one of the biggest shell... 
    As I titled it ...Extremely unique museum and must visit plas in Mahabalipuram..mind blowing. Especially if you have young children...definitely to worth visiting. It is one of the biggest shell...  more »
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  • Great museum,especially children will enjoy a lot. There are various types of shells 🐚 and from small pieces to big ones in Shell museum. After that u one can enjoy on seeing show items in Mineral Museum. Fish 🐠 Aquarium stall will attracts more by seeing different types of fishes here. Fish 🐟 spa is good. Final and greatest in the museum is Dinosaur 🦕 park, especially children will enjoy more by the moments and sound effects of artificial dinosaurs 🦖.
  • Hi, I visited the place with my family.. my 6 year old son thoroughly enjoyed the place especially the Dino park.. It was not crowded that much so we were able to spend a good time.. The Seashell museum was amazing and excellent.. We can quote this as an example of what is called Passion of a person collecting seashells for 33 years.. Incredible.. Staffs are polite and helpful no big fuss unlike other theme parks or fun places... Mineral museum was also well maintained.. a must visit place for kids and also adults..

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