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Address: Nagoa Beach Road, Diu 362520, India

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This is a cool place, but badly needs support or sponsorship. The gentleman owner has tirelessly collected shells from all parts of the world and built this place all by himself... read more

Reviewed December 6, 2016
Manish S
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Noida, India
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Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

The shell museum located near the diu airport is owned by a retired captain of the merchant navy. His efforts can be seen as he has an amazing collection of seashells,corals and sea creatures . This is probably the only microscopic shell museum in the world . If u visit diu u must must visit the shell museum. Its a... More 

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed January 3, 2017 via mobile

Will advise all the travellers that if you ate with kids then only visit the place otherwise not a useful place to visit . Just waste of time.

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Thank SandeepGupta75
Bengaluru, India
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Reviewed January 2, 2017

This place is located on the Airport Road and it might be a little difficult to spot it. When going from Nagao beach towards the Diu fort, look on your left, and you will spot a small signboard saying shell museum. It is a house which is now a museum. It is run by a retired Naval officer who is... More 

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Reviewed January 1, 2017

In our group we had two artists and two art students . Visiting the shell museum was a must for us . We made sure we have enough time to go through the collection . We were most impressed with the collection and the variety of shells it housed .We were also very appreciative that it was a personal collection... More 

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Thank Subha D
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed December 19, 2016 via mobile

The museum is a private collection of an ex-merchant navy Captain Devji Fulbaria. He's travelled extensively around the world and taken pains to collect, bring back and research on various types of shells. The collection boasts of around 5000 types of sea shells from across the globe. The entry fee is Rs 20 per adult. He also has a separate... More 

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Noida, India
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Reviewed December 6, 2016

This is a cool place, but badly needs support or sponsorship. The gentleman owner has tirelessly collected shells from all parts of the world and built this place all by himself. But the museum exhibits need maintenance. I feel that if the owner gets some financial support, he can get additional manpower to clean/maintain/shine the exhibits, get new paint on... More 

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Thank Manish S
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Reviewed November 19, 2016

The shell museum is on the Nagoa beach road and very near the airport. Mr.Devjibhai Vira Fulbaria, a merchant navy captain, has collected thousands of shells from all over the world in 50 years of sailing. He has displayed them very carefully with detailed label in English. Apart from variety of shells there are star fish, crabs and other small... More 

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1 Thank Aryan2007
Shimla, India
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Reviewed November 16, 2016 via mobile

What a single person's dedicated and persistency can achieve this museum is an example of it. Amazing and huge collection of rare shells from all over the world. Must see. But charges of Rs 100 for photography in addition to Rs 20 tickets per person is bit much.

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Thank neeraj2boby
Ahmedabad, India
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36 reviews
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

This place is a must see place in Diu,which shows the dedication of a single men.Huge collection of different kind of shells from all over world.

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Thank DrAshouNewDelhi
Beawar, India
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Reviewed September 27, 2016

A great collection. Plenty of species of marine life. But all these specimen needs more space and care.

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