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Aquarium Mare Nostrum

Allee Ulysse | Odysseum, 34960 Montpellier, France (Port Marianne)
04 67 13 05 50
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Type: Aquariums
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Montpellier
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This aquarium is just big enough for young children and quite fun The whole family loves this place.

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Shah Alam, Malaysia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
11 helpful votes 11 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
25 helpful votes 25 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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23 reviews 23 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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