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Aquarium Mare Nostrum

Allee Ulysse | Odysseum, 34960 Montpellier, France
04 67 13 05 50
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Ranked #5 of 40 attractions in Montpellier
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Type: Aquariums
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Montpellier, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW 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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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

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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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I'm a big fan of aquaria and this one was right up there with the very best. Outstanding layout and content and very knowledgeable staff with a clear pride in where they were working. Highly recommended!

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Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

It doesn't look like much from outside, but this place is great, very educational, it has some interesting activities like a wind demonstration and ecological movies. I'm 21 and I enjoyed it with my friends, I can imagine children also might enjoy it. I most enjoyed watching the sharks, and pinguins.

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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Spent a few hours here on a wet and wild day weatherwise. Average aquarium, not up with the best ,but not the worst either.

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Salzburg, Austria
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120 reviews 120 reviews
25 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

A very nice aquarium with lots of sharks and the usual species. But, it also has a small but impressive collection of deep sea animals and fish from rare places around the world.

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London
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

This was a memorable visit: enormous tank with enormous sharks, sword fish, penguins, tree slide which our toddler loved, brilliant simulation of a ship going through a storm - really made you feel like you were on board.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This is a really fun and relaxing experience in Montpellier. Next to a shopping mall, movie theaters; there is easy parking and even easier access by tram. Don't forget to validate your ticket after boarding, they have strict enforcement on those trams. We saw they removing two teenagers from the tram while calling their parents on the phone!

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I've been to this aquarium 3 times now, and everytime I love it! There are loads of different fish to see and it is a large set up which means you get your moneys worth (it isn't just over in 5 mins). The setting and scenery is very well done and makes it interesting and stimulating for younger children. At... More

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2013

Highly recommend and lovely to see all the fishes and the animals. So easy to find by parking near the tram line and within walking distance. Nice air conditioned building on a hot day was good for us. Our teenager kids loved all the zones to see and do.

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