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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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Lisbon - sun fish extravaganza at aquarium

Superb range of sealife. The sun fish was the weirdest sight to see so huge. If you get time when In Lisbon this to me is a must do. Very interesting. Incredible venue

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Superb range of sealife. The sun fish was the weirdest sight to see so huge. If you get time when In Lisbon this to me is a must do. Very interesting. Incredible venue

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Great spot - six different aquariums, a huge central tank and a great temporary exhibition. Very enjoyable, with or without kids in tow.

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Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

If you want to see pretty animals, then GO! If you want to learn something, don't bother. It's a pretty impressive collection in a very logical layout (making walking through the exhibit easy), but there are very few signs, and the few signs that are there have very little information (and no QR codes for more info). Right from the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

We (10, 12, 39 years and baby) were excited to go there, but were kind of surprised it wasn't bigger (guess we might be spoiled). Our favourite were the sea dragons!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

So well done - the central tank is amazing and the surrounding habitats are extremely well done. The restaurant is excellent value as well.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A must see if you have extra time after seeing the most interesting and historical places in Lisbon. Located in an area nearby the area where there was an expo in 1998. It has been a while but the area still looks modern. There is a nice and modern shopping mall nearby and great restaurants facing the beachfront besides a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

For someone whose own country doesn't have a sea, it is such a unique exprerience to walk between sharks and other ocean inhabitants! We loved every minute of our stay there! It is a very well made oceanario, really enjoyable, I recommend everyone to visit it while in Lisbon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Normally not interested in these types of places but this was an option to get out of the intense heat! Gladly it was very good. The Oceanario is situated out of Lisbon on the Expo site. A tip; don't catch the bus that goes via anywhere except straight to the Expo site. We were on a hot bus with no... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

We spent many hours with our daughter and nice discovering the ocean life we enjoyed the oceanario as much as our daughter and nice it is an atraction worthy visiting

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I was really looking forward to visiting the Oceanario in Lisbon as I love aquariums. I especially loved the Oceanografic in Valencia earlier this year where I spent the whole day, and when hearing this was one of the other larger aquariums in Europe, I had high expectations. There is no entry ticket for students, instead I had to pay... More 

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Address: Address: Esplanada D. Carlos I - Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
Phone Number: +351 21 891 7000
Location: Europe  >  Portugal  >  Central Portugal  >  Lisbon District  >  Lisbon
Open Hours:
Sunday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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