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Address: Blvd. Manuel Avila Camacho, Veracruz 91900, Mexico
Phone Number: (229) 931 1020
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Description: This impressive new aquarium is home to over 3,000 species of both local...
This impressive new aquarium is home to over 3,000 species of both local and international marine life.
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You can get to this place by bus or walking, it's really beautiful and not expensive, for a little more you can enter to two other museums, inside they take a lot of pics of you... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 28, 2015
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

You can get to this place by bus or walking, it's really beautiful and not expensive, for a little more you can enter to two other museums, inside they take a lot of pics of you doing amazing stuff and you can buy them later! Don't miss the dolphins show, and if you have the money/time swim with them. The... More 

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Veracruz, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Whether you're here by yourself or with your family this is a good place to visit in the city. The price is reasonable and they have a lot to see. They have short dolphin shows throughout the morning and afternoon along with photo ops with the dolphins. The main room, in which you are surrounded by the aquarium itself, is... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

We visited the aquarium on a Sunday afternoon. It was crowded, but still very pleasant. The aquarium is very well kept for a 20 year old facility. They have a lot, and I mean a lot, of beautiful animals. Happy lazy manatees were my favorites!! Even if you are in to the Blackfish drift it is obvious that the kids... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Great place to avoid the midday heat! Very well organized, with tropical birds, penguins, jellyfish, turtles and a wonderful reef display. I dislike the idea of captive dolphins in general, and this tank was really somewhat inadequate, but otherwise, especially mid week, this asI as good an aquarium as one is likely to findin mexico. Packets also include the wax... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

A very nice aquarium. Lots of variety. And the best: giant sharks!! and I mean giant.The only thing i did not like was the dolphin enclosure.

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Edmonton, Canada
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

Very nice aquarium, very clean. Lots of marine life to see. Areas where you can see the fish swimming over top as you walk through. My husband was disappointed there were no octopus.Oh well can't have everything.There is people selling clothing in the building also, so you can shop while there. And a food area.

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Villahermosa, Mexico
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30 reviews 30 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We visited with some friends trying to kill some time. It was very enjoyable, there were many spots that you could take pictures with different animals like birds, turtles, penguins and sea lions. I believe they offer a special options to feed the sharks as well but we did not do this part, but we were able to see them... More 

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Zürich, Schweiz
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Overall a great aquarium. I am a diver and the experience is pretty similar to the one you get down in the sea. I still believe the dolphins have very little space.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I believe this is the best aquarium in Mexico, it has couple of years but it is well preserved and always trying to add exhibitions. It is one of the main attractions to the city of Veracruz and our family enjoyed the exhibitions, the fish, loved the sharks, dolphins and penguins. Although we visited on Saturday, it was well controlled... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Spent around 2-3 hours here and found it a nice worthwhile visit with a lot to see and do for all ages. They have a lot of fish and some times they looked a bit cramped for the size of the tanks, especially the bigger fish.

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