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AQUA Ferskvands Akvarium og Museum

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Address: Vejlsovej 55, Silkeborg 8600, Denmark
Phone Number: 89-21-21-89
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Nice place for children

AQUA is a really Nice place to visit with children. Many animals from the Nordic are shows in natural enviroments both indoor and outdoor. The fish tanks shows both fish and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Tatherley
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Silkeborg, Denmark
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Silkeborg, Denmark
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

AQUA is a really Nice place to visit with children. Many animals from the Nordic are shows in natural enviroments both indoor and outdoor. The fish tanks shows both fish and otters Inside it is possible to PET a fish... This is a Big hit for many children Outside it is possible to enjoy your lunch at Nice tabels If... More 

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Nice and family friendly. If you like otters, you should go there xD Go with your family, go with your kids, go with your friends. But avoid rainy days since parts of the fun goes on outside.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I am a Marine Biologist living in Hawaii, and I thought I couldn't be impressed with something like this ... I was wrong. Incredibly informative, scientifically accurate, friendly English speaking staff, and the kids had a blast on the outdoor playground, zip line, water guns etc. It is a must see in a beautiful Danish town.

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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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41 reviews 41 reviews
16 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Very nice park with great staff and a nice restaurant! Our 2,5 year old had a great time and so did we! Very interesting and not so massive wich makes it feel so much personal! Kids will also love the water playground. If into animals and have small children a must see!

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Seoul, South Korea
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

Really interesting time for all of us. I have visited there many times as a child, but this was my first time with my wife and father. We talked a lot about the things in the museum and the staff there where all super kind and helpful. We saw the Otter be feed and then took a tour around outside,... More 

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Silkeborg, Denmark
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55 reviews 55 reviews
31 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

Excellent exhibition with great views. The small kids enjoy touching the fish. They will have great fun outside with the watermachines. A place for the family in all kinds of weather.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

It was hard to find cause the address is incorrect. Should be Vejlsøvej 55, 8600 Silkeborg, Denmark Otherwise we had a wonderful day. 3 year old twins and 11 week old in the hire pram (20kr) great shows and interactive activities inside for them. Great playground outside for all ages. Will come back I the summer to enjoy the water... More 

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Big Island, Hawaii
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95 attraction reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We had a great time. I've never been to an aquarium where they have lots of grills available for use and you bring your own sausages to grill for your lunch picnic. Cool! My son spent 2 hours or more playing in the water park section! I also really appreciate that they hired a "Viking". I really enjoyed the nettle... More 

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This aquarium shows life in freshwater (rivers, lakes, ponds..) and their surroundings. Apart from that, it also has displays that focus on the region and the longest river in Denmark (Gudenaa). A large family-based play area completes everything nicely.

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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

This place was a real eye-opener. The aquariums house pretty much every species of European freshwater fish. Normally you never get to see these fish since they are obscured by murky European waters, but here they are kept in pools with excellently filtrated water so you can see them in all their glory. Outside there are otters and other animals,... More 

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