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okay- interesting to be visited

overall ambience and collection was okay, but the uncle who is the owner of that place, will... read more

Reviewed June 19, 2018
Ahmedabad, India
Some rare and amazing collections

This museum has been maintained by a retired Navy officer who runs the show single-handedly. He has... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
Mumbai, India
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Nagoa Beach Road, Diu 362520, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This small museum with its lovely old keeper is A HIDDEN GEM one must visit. The old captain who’s worked with navy has done phenomenal work in preserving the shells and exoskeletons. It was a little saddening to see how such a talented man who’s...More

Thank KaveriSingh
Reviewed July 30, 2018

The place is having good collection of Shells and the best part is that it is managed very well by the owner. My visit was good and I enjoyed every moment of my visit

Thank PunjabIndia
Reviewed June 19, 2018

overall ambience and collection was okay, but the uncle who is the owner of that place, will explain the things very nicely, and 20 rupees as an entry fee is nothing

Thank MSMM1984
Reviewed June 12, 2018

This museum has been maintained by a retired Navy officer who runs the show single-handedly. He has collected some very unique and rare shells, conchs from across the globe during his 60 years of stint in Merchant Navy. Most of the exhibited seashells have been...More

Thank kalpanabindu
Reviewed June 8, 2018 via mobile

I have heared about flying fishes but one of the fish's backrest we found at that museum I salute to the captain who has a very rare hobby of collecting such items he told us that he has a world trip by ship twice

Thank Aishwary N
Reviewed May 31, 2018

it's a collection of variety of shells. nice to visit this place. it is not a must see place. there is nothing to see except shells and their creativity.

Thank rathod2017
Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

It was pleased to visit shell mueseum There was a old man he was very helpful and told us very useful info about different type of shells

Thank KalpitG4
Reviewed March 19, 2018

If you have been to other sea shell museums, this would be a disappointment. It is a private museum of a naval officer in a bungalow. The place is not that properly maintained, is little dirty and things not properly classified into sections and arranged...More

1  Thank Fairytale-Studios
Reviewed March 14, 2018

its a must visit place while being in Diu. Though it does not seem vary grandiose from outside, the collection of the this privately owned museum is marvellous. Ranging from sea shells to numerous marine organisms, this place not only represents the sheer hard work...More

Thank WalterW1492
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Its a must visit place for everyone especially nature lovers, I have never seen such a museum anywhere, the shells are so well labelled that you get full knowledge about them.

Thank AnitaAjai
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