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Aquarium de Paris - CineAqua

Address: 5 Avenue Albert De Mun, 75016 Paris, France (Trocadero)
Phone Number: 0033 1 40 69 23 23
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Ranked #556 of 1,105 things to do in Paris
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Chester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We visited here and it was very quiet which was fine for us. We more-or-less had the whole place to ourselves which was great. They have a large shark tank with viewing areas at different stations. We got some great photos of the sharks and of a cheeky octopus. The best part for us was when we were able to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

This used to be a fantastic place to go with children and the addition of a mermaid show was a thrilling to my little one, I always recommended the bento boxes lunches as they were a break away from the normal kids lunch and a great meal so imagine my disappointment when we get there to see they had gone... More 

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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Queued up for ages with 2 11 yr olds to part with 66 Euros. Aquarium was average and far inferior to aquariums in other major cities. There was no allowance made for non-French speakers as all descriptions, explanations and films were solely in French without any hint of a sub-title or translation. As the aquarium is marketed to tourists who... More 

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Aquarium-de-Paris, Directeur général at Aquarium de Paris - CineAqua, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I am sorry you had to queue for we try our best to speed up the process. Prices are €20,5 for Adult and €13 for Children aged 3-12. The Aquarium is free for children under 3. I am surprised you did not find any sign in English, as every description and explanation is translated both... More 

Washington DC
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I was surprised that my teenager would want to visit an aquarium in a city as exciting as Paris. She has been to remarkable aquariums on our travels and this small aquarium did not compare. Still, it was a nice little (though expensive) aquarium that she thoroughly enjoyed. It was a nice break from being a tourist. Thank you Trip... More 

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Went here on the off chance it may be good, that is an understatement, aquariums aren't really my kind of thing but this is incredible, such a huge shark tank in the centre, never seen so many species all together, one huge shark was amazing... Had pretty much everything else and the jelly fish array was awesome too :)

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Entry is quite expensive when you consider the number and variety of exhibits, however, it is in the heart of Paris where nothing is cheap. Although I've seen more impressive aquaria, the kids loved it and the exhibits are well designed to be at the eye level of the future marine biologists! Some of the displays which impressed the kids... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We visited in December 2014. We had a two for one coupon so didn't pay full price, and quite pleased we had not. It is not worth 20 euros per adult. The four, three and two year old children we had with us had a good time though, but I think older kids would certainly find it boring. The touch... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

We were very deseappointed. The aquarium is small, poor and so expensive . 16 € for student 20.5€ for others. Tourists, go your way !

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St Maarten-St Martin
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

It was not worth it. I received a flyer for this place at the Eiffel tower so I thought I'd check it out. It was small and offered not many variety in the exhibits. A waste of time unless you go with very little kids (like under the age of 5)

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Berlin, Germany
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161 reviews 161 reviews
29 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

We have certainly been to better aquariums, especially those in Osaka, Japan and Baltimore, USA. This one was pretty average but it came in handy with a seven year old girl who was pretty tired of museums and fancy restaurants. The only drawback is that despite not actually being a world class aquarium, they charge as if they are. Families... More 

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