Samudrika Naval Marine Museum Andaman & Nicobar

Located in Port Blair, Samudrika Naval Marine Museum is a well-known tourist attraction in the Andaman Islands. This popular sightseeing place of Andaman is also known as Fisheries Museum. This place has a wide range of installations with informative coverage of the islands’ ecosystem, plants, animals, tribal communities and marine life. This museum also includes a small aquarium that houses various collections of fishes and corals and shells. On the outside you will also come across a skeleton of a blue whale that was washed ashore on the Nicobars. The Samudrika Naval Marine Museum is run by the Indian Navy and it stores five galleries dotted with history, geography, anthropology and marine life of the Island. Besides this, there is also a tiny zoo that shelters saltwater crocodiles in Haddo of Andaman Island.

Getting There

The museum is located at a distance of almost 9 kilometres from the central Port Blair in the Andaman Islands.

Things to Do & See in and around

Samudrika Naval Marine Museum or Fisheries Museum houses hundreds of marine species of unusual fishes, corals and shells. You can also visit a mini zoo located nearby the marine museum.

Museum Timings

The timings of the museum are from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Best Time to Visit

Best time to visit is throughout the year, however, the best season and months to sightsee and get the best of the attraction is from November to February.

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