India Seashell Museum is a famous museum in Mahabalipuram. This museum is known for housing a vast variety of the different types of sea shells and the aquatic creatures. All the shells that are displayed in galleries of the museum vary in size. It also throws light on the formation of the pearl in an oyster. All in all, this is a perfect place for those who love the shells and want to gain more knowledge about them, especially the creatures that live inside shells.
It Is Known For:-
1) India Seashell Museum is one of its own kinds. It educates the visitors about the formation of shells, formation of pearls, and the creatures that live inside a seashell
2) It also educates the visitors about the different species of fish and much more about them
3) India Seashell Museum also has a vast aquarium that serves as a home to different sea water creatures like the sea horse, various fishes, octopus etc.
4) Apart from the marine creatures and shells, a smaller section of this museum has a souvenir shop that sells the jewelry made up of seashells
Best Time To Visit:-
India Seashell Museum welcomes its visitors throughout the year. There is no specific season for paying a casual visit to this tourist place in Mahabalipuram. The entry to the museum is paid with separate charges for the still camera and video camera.
Being a popular attraction in Mahabalipuram, India Seashell Museum has a vast connectivity of the roadways and railways. It has made easier for the visitors to reach the museum via buses and taxis.
Nearest Railway Station- Chengalpattu Central
Nearest Airport- Chennai International Airport
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