Samudrika Marine Museum

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    Location: road, Airport Authority Colony, Haddo, Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands 744102, India.

    Estimated Visiting Time: 2-3 hours

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    Samudrika Marine Museum is one of the best places to visit located near the Andaman Teal House in Port Blair and the Indian Navy is guarding this famous place which exhibits the richest collection of Andaman and Nicobar Islands animal and floral lives. There is a small aquarium, and the species of fish, plants, other animals, corals, etc. are preserved here in separate rooms.


    One of the famous and extraordinary places where people are attracted very easily is to visit the Samudrika Marine Museum. The best and unknown collection of animals and the floral life in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is preserved here that’s why people can learn well about floral lives, fossils and other animals. The museum is most attractive for children. It helps them to develop their knowledge.


    History view

    The history of Samudrika Marine Museum presents five sections which are the people of the region, anthropology, marine life, archaeology, and geographical information. The name of the term Samudrika means the sea.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Inside View

    The museum is divided into five rooms. Room one and five is called tribal room because it has the tribal culture, wood species, regions volcanoes, insects, and types of forests found on the island. Specially room five has a big collection of butterfly and snake specimens and also finds a group of currencies including Japanese War Currency. Room two is called the Aqua room. There is an aquarium with sea fishes and marine animals. Room three has a collection of corals that are extraordinary in structure and this room is called the coral room. It is also called the iconic room of the museum. Room four has a collection of sea shells and it is called the display room. Outside the museum, there is a big and attractive skeleton of a Blue Whale which came from the shores of the Nicobar islands. There is also a small zoo inside the museum and some saltwater crocodiles are found there.     

    Opening Hours

    Open from Tuesday to Sunday and 9am to 1pm, 2 pm to 5pm

    Entry & Others Fees

    INR 50 for adults.

    INR 25 for children.

    INR 20 for camera.

    No entry fee for handicapped visitors and senior citizens.

    How to Reach

    By Air: The nearest Airport in Port Blair is Veer Savarkar International Airport. After arriving you can take a car or cab to reach the museum.

    By Rail: Rail service is not available.

    By Road: You can easily reach the museum by road transportation from Port Blair. Port Blair is well connected to most of the cities, so it is easy to reach there.

    Tips for Travellers

    • Take the camera because of charming pictures.
    • Take the water bottle and be sincere your kids don’t run around anywhere near the artifacts.
    • Wearing comfortable clothes for your comfort journey.
    • In there you cannot feed the fishes, only you can see them and take photos.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, this place is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Is photography allowed in this place?

    Ans: Yes, photography is allowed but you have to pay for the camera.

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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