Seashell Museum Mahabalipuram

India Seashell Museum Mahabalipuram

Mahabalipuram India Seashell Museum History, Location, Opening Timings, Entry Fee, Attractions.

India Seashell Museum History

Sea Shell Museum is one of the massive attractions situated in Mahabalipuram. This is the largest museum in Asia among in its own type. The museum houses about 40 K kinds of exhibits. This museum has an attracting point that is the shopping centre where one can purchase different kinds sea products. The aquarium of the museum gives an entire colourful look with various kinds of fishes in it. The mouthwatering aroma of the seafood drags you towards the Sea Food Restaurant. the museum also allows photography with a minimal camera fee. The architecture of the museum itself gives an illusion of the sea and its life. Visitors can acquire complete information of the underwater life. The founder K Raja Mohamed of this museum put his total effort in collecting these Sea Shells to establish this magnificent attraction on the grounds of Mahabalipuram. The museum has a special shopping area known as the Maya Bazaar where one can purchase many different things related to Sealife.

Mahabalipuram India Seashell Museum Timings

All Days of the week
8 am to 8 pm

Seashell Museum Entry Fee

Museum ticket Rs 100 /-
Aquarium ticket Rs 50 /-
Museum +Aquarium ticket Rs 130 /-
Fish Pedicure ticket (15 min) Rs 100 /-
VR Gear Show ticket Rs 50 /-
Camera ticket Rs 100 /-
Parking Available

Seashell Museum Location

Kalpakkam RoadMahabalipuram

Tamil Nadu – India


1 to 2 Hours


  • Seafood Restaurant
  • Maya Bazaar

Nearby Restaurant:

  • Mamalla Bhavan
  • Village inn Restaurant
  • Babu’s Cafe
  • Le Yogi Restaurant

How to Reach Mahabalipuram India Seashell Museum?

By Air:

Chennai International Airport (nearest)            – 59 km

By Train:

Chengalpattu Railway Station (nearest)            – 29 km

By Road:

Chengalpattu Bus Stand (nearest)                      – 29 km

Regular Buses and Private Vehicles are available from Chengalpattu, Chennai, Kanchipuram &  Pondicherry.

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