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Shell Museum

Nagoa Beach Road, Diu 362520, India
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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 2 days ago
MITESHSONI88
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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 1 week ago
kalpanabindu
,
Mumbai, India
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good52%
  • Average14%
  • Poor4%
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“sea shells” (25 reviews)
“merchant navy” (12 reviews)
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Nagoa Beach Road, Diu 362520, India
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"amazing collection"
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"huge collection"
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"magnifying glass"
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"various types"
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"personal collection"
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"marine life"
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"private collection"
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"small building"
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"parts of the world"
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"old man"
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"for sale"
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"nominal entry fee"
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"nagoa beach"
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"diu airport"
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"must visit if you are"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

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 MITESHSONI88
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 28 April 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 Kalpit G
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Reviewed 19 March 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
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Reviewed 15 March 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 Walter W
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Reviewed 13 February 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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Reviewed 29 January 2018

A unique collection where one can select and purchase shells. under the sea products are amazing. loved this place.

Thank Mayank Rawal's L
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

I absolutely loved the shell museum. We met the owner of the museum and he told us about how he collected most of the shells during his trips around the world. Its amazing to see the variety of shells available here. Add to that the...More

1  Thank vinsrocks
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