We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
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
Read all 126 reviews
All photos (139)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good49%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sea shells”(26 reviews)
“merchant navy”(14 reviews)
Nagoa Beach Road, Diu 362520, India
Improve This Listing
Reviews (126)
Filter reviews
126 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sea shells merchant navy amazing collection magnifying glass huge collection private collection old man sea life diu airport nagoa beach entry fee must visit if you are visit this place worth a visit captain retired globe
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 126 reviews
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a private Museum managed by Captain Devji Bhai V Fulboria, who was in Mercahant Navy. His hobby of collecting different type of undrwater goods made him convert this place into a Museum. All types of Sea Life can be seen displayed in glass...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank MPS619
Reviewed November 2, 2018 via mobile

Excellent collection of wonderful sea life and managed by a knowledge incharge. very good wide collection of sea creatures from world over sea shores.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Vijay R
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The Shell Museum is adjacent to the Diu Airport (about 8 km from Diu fort). The Shells are exhibited in a room on the ground floor and also a mezzanine. This awesome collection of Shells is the painstaking effort by a retired Captain from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank gangolli
Reviewed September 9, 2018 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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  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

Date of experience: August 2017
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Kalpit37
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 14 nearby hotels
Krishna Park Resort
21 reviews
.24 km away
Paramount Beach Resort
37 reviews
.24 km away
Rasal Beach Resort & Vista Rooms
68 reviews
.24 km away
Hotel Samrat
52 reviews
1.23 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 17 nearby restaurants
The Cats Eye Restaurant
153 reviews
1.64 km away
Shri Ram Vijay Refreshment
98 reviews
6.03 km away
O'Coqueiro Restaurant
133 reviews
6.33 km away
Rivera Restaurant and Bar
29 reviews
1.83 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 21 nearby attractions
Gangeshwar Temple
354 reviews
3.53 km away
Vanakbara Beach
5 reviews
4.31 km away
Ghogla Beach
186 reviews
7.38 km away
206 reviews
5.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shell Museum staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines