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Museum Aquarium de Nancy

34, rue sainte Catherine, 54000 Nancy, France
+33 3 83 32 99 97
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Ranked #6 of 18 attractions in Nancy
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Aquariums
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West End, Brisbane
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The aquarium had some animals that i had never seen. There were massive hippos and walruses in the museum which made it so fascinating.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

I went yesterday with my kids, age 8 and 12. They LOVED it. They are used to going to large Aquariums in the US but rated this one as excellent. We spent there a little more than one hour, and they were excited and happy the whole time. There are very special and interesting fish. Very interesting for adults too.... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I love aquaria - I know I can find them near oceans or seas. But here's an aquarium in the North Eastern part of France - no sea to be seen - and bang in the middle of the city. Ehh? So we went there and were amazed. The tanks on offer may be on the small side but they... More

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London
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014

I loved this aquarium, and so did my four children. An excellent little find but a little off the beaten track. From the outside you would be forgiven for thinking you were at the wrong building as it looks more like a council office than a tourist attraction. Once inside, although small as mentioned by other reviews, the displays were... More

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Salida, Colorado
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36 reviews 36 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2013

This is a different kind of museum than most you see in Nancy, or all of France for that matter. The tanks of tropical fish were interesting but small. The other stuffed animals on display would be neat if you like that kind of thing. My favorite part was the incredible flower gardens outside right next to the museum. Every... More

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Metz, France
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265 reviews 265 reviews
117 attraction reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

Listen up, international travelers! We all know that it's free entry on the first Sunday of each month to some national museums around France, but I bet you didn't know the Aquarium of Nancy falls into this category too. =) So for travelers with young children who wish to keep the little ones amused, and to change it up a... More

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Edinburgh
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is worth a visit. It has a wide range of fish and plant life. Helpfully they have small maps beside each tank showing where the fish come from.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

This aquarium is well worth visiting. It is not expensive and there is a lot to see in a small location. The tanks are very well maintained and the fish and the plants are in excellent condition. There is a good range of different fish to see and the amount of information provided is just about right; not too much... More

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Belo Horizonte - BRAZIL
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

Good exhibition although part of it was not available, but the "visitable" part was great. Not just water "creatures", but on second floor a reazonable amount of other species.

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Nancy, Lorraine, France
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2012

The tanks are too high, the explanations are so-so. Not my favourite aquarium, by any stretch. The foot stools provided for the kiddos do compensate somewhat, but don't hold your breath for something special. The big tank at the end is cool. The exhibit upstairs, with actual stuffed animals, gave my 3-year-old nightmares. The days of taxidermy are over. It... More

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