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Address: Esplanada D. Carlos I - Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 891 7000
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: Opened in 1998, the Oceanário was the centerpiece of the XXth Century's...
Opened in 1998, the Oceanário was the centerpiece of the XXth Century's last World Fair, themed "The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future", and eternally binds Lisbon to the Oceans.MissionThe Oceanário’s mission is to promote knowledge of the oceans and bring up the public about the duty of protecting natural heritage, through changing their daily habits.While walking through impressive and unforgettable exhibits, visitors are encouraged to learn fascinating things about the oceans and, more importantly, how to make decisions in their daily lives that actively promote the conservation of nature.
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having a small child we are some what of connoisseurs of aquariums from Genoa, Italy to St. Petersbrurg, Florida. This one is top notch. Not the largest or most diverse but the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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33 reviews 33 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

having a small child we are some what of connoisseurs of aquariums from Genoa, Italy to St. Petersbrurg, Florida. This one is top notch. Not the largest or most diverse but the layout is very engaging. There is one gigantic tank in the middle. you circle around it, starting on the second floor and descending to the bottom. along the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Really interesting, part of a big park, full ofo attractions for all ages, something different, easy to reach, well treated animals, not to miss

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent aquarium very impressive. The route to walk through is well planned. Highlights were definately the otters, loved them doing their back strokes in the water. We

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

Such a nice, peaceful retreat from the main tourist attractions. The aquarium is better than any I have seen, and I'm so glad we set aside 3 hours for the visit. I was just as amused by all the fish, stingrays and sharks as my kids were.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

You are going to have a great time there. Learn a lot and see fish and mammals you probably didnt know existed!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW

The aquarium was really lovely to see, the design is really clever and has two levels, on one level you see the penguins walking around and then as you go down you can see them swim. Provides a continuous feel. Biggest must to see are the sea otters, such adorable creatures :-) nothing could top the zoo but this was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Went for a quick visit an the quality of the displays are good. Informative plaques all through and two very charming sea otters. Looks like they also have some activities for kids and focus on informative and educational presentations. Was expecting it to be a bit bigger though with some larger outside exhibitions as well. But well worth the trip... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

€17 euros for an adult but worth it. It's very well done and the location is on the waterfront with others to see as well. It was worth the time and money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Like I just said.. don't think twice, just grab your kids and take them to the oceanario. An amazing experience, they will learn a lot. What to say about the central aquarium?... Impressive at least. The price is fair.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

We spent several hours here and could have stayed even longer if we'd had the time. There are wonderful displays of all kinds of sea creatures, sea spider, shark, huge tank in the middle of the aquarium...

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