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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…
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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Avenue Saint Martin, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
+377 93 15 36 00
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank Kamal-kotecha
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband wanted to visit, and whilst I appreciate the beauty of the building I hate seeing dead, stuffed birds/fish etc in cabinets. Also felt some of the fish in the aquarium were really squashed in too small a tank, especially the octopus and lobster....More

Thank Mat1lda1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you got time in Monaco and sea science interest you this could be a place to visit. Had an museum of the expedition the Prince Albert 1 made back in the old days, art of the sea and an aquarium. The building was gorgeous...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited a number of museums throughout our visit, this was by far the best. We purchased adult tickets from the tourist information in Nice which catered for a number of attractions, we paid for children at museum. Displays were relevant, up to date and...More

Thank Cooch81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This museum does a great job of showcasing a multitude of exotic sea life. It all started when Albert I hired Jacques Cousteau to help build the aquarium in the very early 1900’s. This place is definitely worth a visit.

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing location os museum! Very beautiful, always nice to come back with children of without. Aquarium of two floors really beautiful. Other 3 floors more educational with museum. On the top floor bar have nice food and drinks with amazing view of All Monaco. Recommend...More

Thank Irma M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely museum with interesting sights and facts. Spent around 3 hours walking through the different areas. Lovely views from the outdoor deck at the top. Aquarium is gorgeous!

Thank Linsay R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whether you are into the natural world or not this is a must see place. Well laid out for viewing every imaginable species of marine life and so much information. Also a good museum in the same building and a rooftop view of Monaco to...More

Thank MrsLegalEagle
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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
Crina M
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!