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Acquario civico

#154 of 1,005 things to do in Milan
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Viale G.Gadio 2, 20100 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8844 5392
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Free admission is a huge selling point of this Milanese treasure, the city’s aquarium. Both children and adults will have a ball here observing live fish, the museum’s photographic galleries, and limited-time exhibitions.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea creatures” (2 reviews)
“exotic fish” (2 reviews)
“museum card” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 13:00, 14:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Viale G.Gadio 2, 20100 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
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+39 02 8844 5392
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Reviewed 16 June 2017

This is probably more aimed at families with small children and school trips with workshops. As an Aquarium it is disappointing and the entire collection, which is not particularly interesting, can be viewed in about 15 minutes.

1  Thank Tina S
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

Went to the aquarium on a fairly warm day so it was nice to be inside. I could tell from the building that it wasn't going to be large. The tanks were interesting and I liked that they presented different types of waterways and their...More

1  Thank KaPete111
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Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is not a kind of aquariums with huge tanks and sharks swimming around you, but it is quite fine to spend an hour with the kids inside. The price of 5 euro for the adults (for children the entrance is free) is a bit...More

4  Thank Boris B
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Situated on the right hand side of Parco Semione, this aquarium can easily be missed due to the fact that it doesn’t look like an aquarium from the outside and the signage isn’t very big so keep your eyes open. With a 5 euro entrance...More

1  Thank csalmon79
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Reviewed 9 January 2017

Before you go a warning though - don't expect anything like the Miami Seaquarium ;) Being third oldest aquarium in Europe, it is located in an average size Art Nouveau period building just on the edge of Sempione Park. Ground floor totally occupied by tanks,...More

1  Thank GommezA
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The aquarium is pretty small, but fun to visit. Lots of different species in several tanks. Takes you no more than 30 mins. Entrance is free during the last hour of the day. Great combination with the castle and the park.

Thank Jurrien K
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Just one floor with 15-20 tanks of various sizes. Hardly worth 5€. I enjoyed the good A/C though…. 30 Celsius outside.

Thank ranshin
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Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Well maintained and clean water, cool temperatures inside for a hot summer day outside. In addition to the regular ones, also saw a few stingrays, octopuses and starfishes.

Thank SubSan
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Reviewed 2 July 2016

It does not have a lot of exhibits (although it seems to be expanding in the future to a second floor). There are quite a few species of marine animals to see, including an octopus, turtles, barnacles, jellyfish and a lot of fish species. I...More

1  Thank Alex413X
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Reviewed 27 June 2016

nice surprise in Parco Sempione for a visit with childrens. twice week-end per month is free entrance.

Thank Rouge105
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