SAMUDRIKA NAVAL MARINE MUSEUM
Samudrika Museum is a popular tourist hotspot located at Port Blair, Andaman. Samudrika Museum is a naval marine museum that boasts of a small aquarium with a huge variety of fishes, corals and shells. It is believed that more than 350 varieties of marine life can be seen here. It was built to promote awareness about the environment in the sea and marine life. It brings forth the significance of preserving the delicate marine ecosystem which is becoming a victim of man-made pollution and other contaminants. When you enter the museum, a colossal blue whale in its skeletal form will greet and welcome you. There are plenty of mesmerising activities in the museum which will ensure that you don’t have a single dull moment. The whole venue is bifurcated into five rooms where you can see a lot of exciting things and get to know interesting facts about the past.
WHAT CAN TOURISTS SEE IN SAMUDRIKA MUSEUM?
Room number one:
It displays interesting facts about volcanoes, tribal peoples, insects, forests and other different aspects of the fragile ecosystem in Andaman. Room number one perfectly reveals the geographical history of the islands and the relics of the past with the presentation of the exact facts.
Room number two:
It boasts of a marvellous small aquarium that comprises varieties of fishes including stone fishes, parrotfishes and other kinds of exotic fishes of different types and sizes.
Room number three:
It showcases the rich biodiversity of coral life and the incredible marine formations that will leave you baffled.
Room number four:
It displays varieties of astounding seashells to the tourists and makes the whole experience come alive.
Room number five:
It represents the tribal life of the Emerald island at its best. The room also depicts exotic butterflies and different kinds of snake species.