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Shembaganur Museum of Natural History

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Preserved animal and bird species

There is quite a decent collection of preserved animals and birds in this museum besides artecrafts... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Real animals & birds

This museum has preserved animals birds and snakes in glass boxes which are there for everyone to... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2018
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5 Km From Kodaikanal Lake | 6 Km From Bus Stand, Kodaikanal, India
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is quite a decent collection of preserved animals and birds in this museum besides artecrafts and items belonging to the local tribal populace of the past. Found it to more informative and engaging than the other wax Museum in the hill station

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nitsj76
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small museum where the visitor experience begins with the somewhat respectable animal taxidermy, then slowly advance into the anything-goes territory of common coins and Christian memorabilia. Of course, your mundane browsing experience might be punctuated by macabre instances of dead fetus in jars but,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank xlne
Reviewed 25 October 2018

This museum has preserved animals birds and snakes in glass boxes which are there for everyone to see. Makes for an interesting trip especially for children when visiting Kodaikanal

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kapurash
Reviewed 2 October 2018

Really a worth museum to visit. Don't miss it. Looks as if real animals and birds and reptiles are stored in glass-fronted boxes.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 17 September 2018

Interesting place with huge collection and preserved species of birds and snakes, butterflies, etc. There is no guide or assistance,

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank deshvi
Reviewed 29 August 2018

All the exhibits are real as per the manager. And indeed, they are. Right from birds, tools and even snakes, they have preserved everything very nicely.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tanveer1987
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This museum is maintained by the Sacred Heart College – Theological Seminary founded in 1895. It is devoted to archaeological remains and the flora and fauna of the hills. One of the best orchidoriums in the country with more that 300 species of orchids is...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Popular tourist place in kodaikanal at a d distance of about 6 km from kodaikanal lake. It is divided as anthropology, flora,fauna and handicrafts.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jaga1997reddy
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This museum houses the collection of a single missionary who spent years in this place spreading the message of God. Their butterfly collection is worth looking at. It is not obvious how he could collect whale heads so far from the Sea.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank wallacejain
Reviewed 6 October 2017

The name Natural History Museum sounded so grand, but in reality its disappointed. I expected, from the name, that there will be objects, items displayed explaining the evolution and naturala history. But there was no effort of that sort - it was a collection of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank VikranthVasireddy
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