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Aquarium Mare Nostrum

Allee Ulysse | Odysseum, 34960 Montpellier, France
04 67 13 05 50
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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I was expecting big things when I walked into the enchanting entrance, but as I walked further into the aquarium, I realised its just average compared to others I have visited. Also, I feel its not very visitor-friendly as not all the information boards are written in English. Kids will enjoy it.

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Turin, Italy
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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

There are many aquariums and personallista this one is not for us. Great ones can be found e.g. In Istanbul

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Scotland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

First off - it is a little expensive - let's get that out of the way. 15 euros per adult is a little steep for what can be anything from 1-3 hour visit (I think we were about 1 1/2 hours). But you know what? I didn't really grudge it. Having never been to an aquarium before, I wasn't sure... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

The fish in the aquaria are beautiful, especially the large tank with fearsome sharks. The 3D adventure is absolutely overrated, waiting in queue for a two minute 3D movie. The people working there really made this an awful start: we had a ticket from a tourist information office giving eur 1,50 discount per person. At the entrance they would only... More

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Ealing London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We went as a family to escape the sun for a while. While the kids were too old ( age 13+) to qualify for the family ticket it seemed pricey at over 75 Euros for 5 adult tickets. However, we spent 2.5 hours there and thoroughly enjoyed it. If the treasures of the deep fascinate you, or you have forgotten... More

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Ireland
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Spent 2-3 hours going slowly through the aquarium by myself and it was amazing! I really enjoyed it and it's not just a one pond place - lots to see! Great and in a great area (Odysseum). Perfect place to spend the day especially with friends or family. But expect to pay for it!

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I hadn't been to an aquarium for 40 years and wasn't at all sure I wanted to go to this but it was recommended by a friend who lived in Montpellier and we didn't regret following his advice. Lots of things to see and plenty of opportunities to learn about the ocean. Nicely laid out as a sort of tour... More

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Perth, Australia
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Not a bad attempt, went to the one at La Rochelle last year and found it to be a bit better, and La Rochelle is a small town. A bit expensive @ e15.50c each I thought, about half the price would be a true reflection of it's contents, The Ships bow video display was good though, almost felt sea sick... More

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Montpellier, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

From the beginning I was impressed with the aquarium. It was huge, with many different activities, notably the life-like boat experience and the feeding of the penguins. Must-see for all animal lovers; the sharks were amazing, as well as the indoor waterfall. Loved it loved it loved!

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Montpellier, France
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8 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

I love aquariums but this one was especially enjoyable. I went with my brother (12), my parents (50) and my Grandma (82) and everyone thoroughly enjoyed it. The range of fish is spectacular (especially the large shark tank), but it was the educational activities and parts where you could get involved that I felt added something more to the experience.

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