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Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

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Avenue Saint Martin, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
+377 93 15 36 00
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Aquariums, exhibitions, games and relaxation…the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco lets you dive into the marine world. From aquariums to its shark lagoon, passing through the Turtle Island located on the panoramic terrace, it offers a unique opportunity to know, love and protect the oceans. A crossroads between Art and Science, this Temple of the Sea is home to over 6,000 specimens and priceless collections of Natural History. Come and visit, with our exhibitions and events, you too can experience the depths of the oceans…
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (65 reviews)
“an aquarium” (63 reviews)
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Avenue Saint Martin, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
Avenue Saint Martin, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
+377 93 15 36 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Museum as an escape from the rain (yes, it does rain in Monaco!) and we were not disappointed by the displays. All the fish appeared in good health and the large tank where you can sit and watch the sharks, turtles and...More

Thank KentishMaiden
Reviewed 1 week ago

Honestly speaking we were not aware about the presence of the museum when we visited Monaco, we found it occasionally walking in the upper part of the city. The museum has to lower levels, where there are the pools with all the fishes, the variety...More

Thank FITA82
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not the biggest fan of the ocean because the idea of something swimming up to me kind of freaks me out. It is cool to see all the creatures and the devices people have used through the years to better explore and understand.

Thank James M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While I expected the aquarium to be a little bigger, it was a great place to visit for an hour or so. Definitely worth a visit, if you have time to spare

Thank Arramkim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Quite impressive with good parts and areas for all ages. Large play area for kids on the roof. Nice old building.

Thank Upgradeisachoice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Aquarium on the lower levels is great. It is well maintained, the fish look happy, and there's a decent variety. The museum on the second floor is interesting. It feels like someone raided Jacques Cousteau's home and put everything on display. It's interesting stuff...More

Thank axwtravels
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed an afternoon here exploring We started at the top floor and worked our way down which meant we saw the museum part first and finished with the excellent aquarium. I was extremely surprised how large the exhibit was, and felt the information screens...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 7 December 2017

After watching The Changing of The Guards at The Palace we took the short walk to this museum. What a fantastic building. Inside you walk downstairs to a really spectacular aquarium. Then upstairs to a historical area and then up to the roof terrace where...More

Thank NAIRDA55
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The basement section of the museum houses a great number of aquariums containing the oddest and most amazing sea creatures imaginable that swim right past you. The well-chosen lighting combinations highlight that which is shown spectacularly. Adults of all ages who normally couldn't care less...More

Thank de_zwerver
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Loved looking at the aquariums, really well showcased . Good value for money. Interesting displays with English translations

Thank Kamal-kotecha
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11 December 2017|
Response from joepaulsenngoro2 | Reviewed this property |
Their website is selling tickets for the 26th December for 14 Euros for adults. No tickets were available for adults on the 25th. Have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Crina M
22 September 2017|
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Response from BhutanIsHeaven | Reviewed this property |
Crina, In September and October (season) the price for an adult is 14euros. For teenagers and students, it is 10 and for children it is 7. Combo with palace costs 19, 11 and 7 respectively. Other combos are with the Prince's... More
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22 September 2017|
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Response from jellybeancom | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry, I can't recall! It was part of our entry with the Palace at Monaco. Well worth it... great value for money!