One of the newest attractions of Mahabalipuram, Sea Shell Museum is one of its kinds in India and the largest one in Asia. This is a repository of different kinds of shells (as its name says) and educates the visitors about its details as well; the museum houses a collection of 40k specimens of rare and unique shells.
Sea Shell Museum sprawls over an area of one and a half acre that includes a boutique, aquarium of ocean fishes and a restaurant that serves sumptuous sea-food. Fresh ‘n Live Sea Food Restaurant masters in seafood dishes and is topped with wonderful ambiance. The boutique, Maya Bazaar is stocked with elegant pearl jewelries and other beautiful artifacts made solely from seashells.