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Aquaria Water Museum

Falkenbergsgatan 2 | Djurgarden, Stockholm 115 21 , Sweden (Östermalm)
010-7087200
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Ranked #95 of 144 Attractions in Stockholm
Type: Aquariums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: This is Stockholm's aquarium. It has a sizeable tropical fish collection and South American...
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Type: Aquariums, Specialty Museums, Museums
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Hours:
Tue - Sun 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: This is Stockholm's aquarium. It has a sizeable tropical fish collection and South American rainforest exhibit. Check out the Nordic water life exhibit.
Useful Information: Activities for older children

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
11 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We got very nicely greeted by the woman in the reception - always a great beginning! The museum is very nicely done - but lack space and hasn't really got enough to look at. I also noticed, travelling with a non-Swedish speaking friend, the signs were not all in English. It is a great spot to take your family too,... More 

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Barbados (Christchurch)
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19 reviews 19 reviews
16 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

It might not be the biggest aquarium around, but it certainly shows you so much more than the usual aquarium visit. The tropical rainforest even has thunder and lightning storms all around you. The seahorse exhibition is a real treat, so go and watch the Dads looking after all the baby seahorses! My favourites were the Rays as they swam... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Nice aquarium, although we preferred the one inside Skansen museum. The tropical rainforest room is cool!

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

We got into the Aquaria Museum for free on the Stockholm Card and had a great hour or so. The fish are completely different to what you would find in England, and it was not too busy. However, if I had had to pay for entry I would've been slightly disappointed by the size. It is very small.

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San Salvador
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39 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Walked through the place in less than 15 minutes: the aquarium is tiny and has very few exhibits. Not worth the (high) price at all.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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119 reviews 119 reviews
34 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The Aquaria Water Museum is situated on Djurgården and you can easily be reached by tram (from Sergels torg), boat (from Slussen) or bus. The place is quite small but have a rain forest, a lot of aquariums with fishes, octopus, frogs and other animals. It also has a temporary exhibition (this time sea horses). The children love it and... More 

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Athens, Greece
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18 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We had the Stockholm Card and we decided to visit it even if we had already visited the aquarium in the Skansen museum. We were not impressed, the Skansen aquarium was much better.

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Brisbane, Australia
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

This place is so pathetically small that you could see everything in around 5 minutes so where on earth the owners got the idea of spending 2 to 3 hours there is beyond me.Terrible waste of money and this place is NOT cheap. There really is extremely little to see so don't waste your time or money as there are... More 

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Orebro, Sweden
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

The collection of under water sea creatures is very less. Not worth the visit. You can get the same but more creatures and views in Skansen aquariet... Audio guide is not available with Stockholm card. Pay extra 30SEK. Not worth to add this in our tour plan.

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

This is not the newest aquaria, but I still think its a very nice place to to go. You can listen to al the sounds in the rainforest and feel how humid its in a place like that. Also there is a large number of fish and other animals to see. Can recommend this place

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