India Seashell Museum

Chengalpattu, TN - 603104

Type: Natural History Museums
044 2744 2205
Send Email    
  • srivalsan sundaram
    srivalsan sundaram
  • Suresh Tiwari
    Suresh Tiwari
  • Viraj Karandikar
    Viraj Karandikar

India Seashell Museum. Nestled in the historic town of Mahabalipuram, the India Seashell Museum is a marvel that captures the essence of the ocean's treasures. It's not just a museum; it's a journey through the deep blue sea, showcasing over 40,000 specimens of rare and unique seashells and minerals. The museum is the brainchild of Mr. Raja Mohamed, whose passion for collecting seashells over four decades has culminated in Asia's largest seashell museum.

The museum complex is a treasure trove with more than just seashells. It houses attractions like the Mini Asia and Mineral Museum, Mamalla Aquarium, Pearl Museum, and even a Dinosaur Museum, offering a diverse experience for visitors of all ages. The 3D Art Gallery and the Virtual Sports Arena add a modern twist to the traditional museum experience, while the Horror House Museum provides a thrilling adventure for the brave-hearted.

Visiting the India Seashell Museum is a full-day affair, with suggested visit times of 3-4 hours to fully immerse oneself in the beauty and history of the exhibits. It's a place that fascinates both adults and children alike, providing an educational yet entertaining outing. The museum is easily accessible, located just an hour's drive from Chennai, making it a perfect getaway for those looking to explore the wonders of the natural world.

For those who are intrigued by the mysteries of the ocean and the stories that seashells can tell, the India Seashell Museum is a must-visit destination. It's a testament to the beauty that lies beneath the waves and the dedication of one man's vision to bring this hidden world to the surface for all to admire. So, if you're ever in Mahabalipuram, make sure to set aside time for this unique and mesmerizing museum—it's an experience you won't forget.

More Info

Find more information on India Seashell Museum bellow.

Opening Hours Sunday to Saturday: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Hour Details Click Here

Visitors' Reviews

  (Rated by 10 Visitors)
5 Star:
4 Star:
3 Star:
2 Star:
1 Star:

None of our visitors shared their reviews on India Seashell Museum yet. However, we have collected 10 ratings from external sources on this natural history museum.

Write a Review on this Natural History Museum

Social Media

Click on the links below to follow India Seashell Museum on various social media platforms.

Nearby Museums

Following is a list of other museums found within few kilometers of India Seashell Museum. You may also view all museums in Chengalpattu, Tamil Nadu.