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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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The Oceans Brought Together In One Place

Arriving in Lisbon on a Sunday, we had few places to visit the following day. Luckily for us, the Oceanarium opens on Mondays and we could spend the day there. Located near the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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São Carlos, São Paulo, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Arriving in Lisbon on a Sunday, we had few places to visit the following day. Luckily for us, the Oceanarium opens on Mondays and we could spend the day there. Located near the "Parque das Nações" and the "Oriente" subway station, it is easily accessible. There were two exhibitions offered, the permanent and the temporary ones, and we purchased tickets... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Always something to do, stop before the big aquarium on different floor a real spectacle, sun fish (called fish Moon in french) are downright blase, did not forget the temporary exhibition currently "Florestas Submersas do japonês Takashi Amano" forest under Navy, of the Japanese Takashi Amano.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Loved it. Even though the aquarium looks really small compared to the other aquariums I've been, it's really big with different areas to explore. Really liked the giant (main) tank in the middle with variety of fishes including sharks, rays and other fishes I've never seen before. We paid €14 each which I thought was reasonable too.

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Estonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

First, let me say that I have been to a huge aquarium before and was therefore somewhat sceptical if this one would impress me in any way. Secondly, I am not fanatically interested in marine life. Regardless of that I managed to spend half of my day at the Oceanario and thouroughly enjoyed it. It's great that you can see... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

There is a central tank with lots of fishes and there are sunfishes as well, they are very big and flat, interesting. It was nice to walk around the water tank and stop for a moment in the niches.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I really enjoy coming here. Lisbon is such an old city full of history and I really appreciate this new modern building near the water. It doesn't stick out like a sore thumb and the inside is very well organized. I really enjoy how they have the fish divided and how things are explained.

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was full of colours. I really liked it. Don't miss a chance to go there. The only thing is that you need to stand in a big line to buy the tickets so if you can better buy the tickets online.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

It was a lovely aquarium. It isn't too big. It was a little overpriced and don't bother to get the temporary exhibit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

Had so much fun watching the Sun fish in the aquarium and the otters and penguins. There was a temporary fish aquarium up stairs which was huge. Really enjoyed my visit there. I highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I stopped in here today and had a really good time. There's lots of rare fish and other animals, which you won't see at many other places. You can get up close with the penguins as well. My only complaint would be that I felt the individual admission price of €17 was a little high. The family admission provides a... More 

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Additional Information about Oceanario de Lisboa

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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