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Aquarium Kiel

Dusternbrooker Weg 20, 24105 Kiel, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
0431 - 600 1637
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Ranked #6 of 15 Attractions in Kiel
Type: Aquariums
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

The aquarium itself was OK, not big, but very well maintained and with interesting species (if can get to Hamburg, there is a world class aquarium there). The highlight, however, is the feeding of seals. You can actually see the feeding from the street, no need to buy tickets to do so. The seals are very cute and must do... More

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Kiel, Germany
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

As other people have mentioned, the inside of the aquarium is very small . . . and probably not worth your time or money. But the seals outside (free) are definitely worth a look if you're walking along the water!

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Oslo, Norway
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

I think we spent about 15 minutes here. Not very much to see. a couple of fish and that is it. Brought Our 8 year old son,and he thought it was average just like us adults. It also looked like the aquariums were not very clean and it smelled a little bit in there, like the place had not been... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Best thing was watching the seals swimming around the outside pool - which you can do by just walking to the aquarium - so that's free! Going inside was cheap but the aquarium is small and doesn't take long to go round. A bit disappointing

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Haifa, Israel
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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2013

I loved where it is located more than the place itself actually, it was located near the sea, and facing a submarine factory, a lot of restaurants nearby and like a lovely place to take a walk near their :P so it was more about what was around it :P though the place was fine :) fishes, sea lion, and... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2013

I was really looking forward to visiting the Aquarium in Kiel. The building is right next to the port which is a great location. The pools with the seals are outdoors in front of the building and accessible by and visible to pedestrians and visitors alike. The entrance fee for the aquarium is 3 Euros which is very reasonable compared... More

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Nuremberg, Germany
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36 reviews 36 reviews
9 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

The aquarium was much smaller than we expected yet we spent quite some time there. It was a freezing cold day, don't expect any cafe nearby where you can warm up again! This is outside the city centre.

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Reading, England
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2008

The best bit of the Aquarium Kiel is the seal tank which is on the outside on the sea front and you can see for free. Inside is tiny, just two rooms. The fish are mainly from the local seas and lakes.

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