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National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium

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Address: No. 2, Houwan Road, Checheng Township, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
Phone Number: 08-8825001, 08-8825678
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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Amazing museum !

I didn't expect a lot for this museum, but I learn lots of knowledge of ancient sea animals. Especially the ancient fishes are very interesting for me. First time to see detailed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

I didn't expect a lot for this museum, but I learn lots of knowledge of ancient sea animals. Especially the ancient fishes are very interesting for me. First time to see detailed information :) awesome maritime museum has ever visited !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

The live exhibits were quite good, with excellent underwater and above water viewing. However, flow from one exhibit to the next was odd and confusing. The exhibits about deep sea life, fresh water life and pre-historic sea life were all too big and a bit silly. They smartly had two large water park areas where children could run around and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Massive spaced out area, big fish tanks with mix of different fish, was nice of course to walk through and see everything as usual, but nothing that really stood out that made it amazing/a must see... If you're in the area check it out for some fun!

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Kaohsiung, Taiwan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I will say straight off that i am opposed to Marine aquariums keeping large animal species such as sharks, whale sharks, turtles and belugas. This is akin to keeping eagles in cages. This aquarium has a horrendous record of keeping its prisoners alive. it has killed at least 3 Whale sharks that it has held in captivity, all 6 Beluga... More 

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Taipei, Taiwan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

My first advise: Do not go during summer time. There are souvenirs shop in various places and the prices were quiet reasonable. I bought some quite souvenirs for myself and also my friends and family.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Went with a big group of kids for a summer camp and spent the night sleeping on the floor next to the big aquarium. They have a great variety of marine animals, including a couple of Beluga whales. It was interesting to see how the animals behaved at night during the night tour.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Awesome! Really worth it. Fish and marine animals were well looked after and the whole experience was excellent! This was my 2nd visit and I really enjoyed it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Probably the best location at Pingtung. You haven't been in an Aquarium until you have seen this one. Beautiful and astonishing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I had never heard of this place before touring the Kenting region with my family and had no idea there was a world class aquarium there. This place is a gem. It is humongous. It has three different pavilions--Waters of Taiwan, Coral Kingdom, and Waters of the World--all of which have huge, mesmerizing tanks of marine life. Waters of Taiwan... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Park is neatly divided into 3 main areas ~ taiwan waters, world marine and others. Mostly animation and only seen a few animals ~ eg penguins, belugas and other small fishes. Could do better.

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Additional Information about National Museum of Marine Biology and Aquarium

Address: No. 2, Houwan Road, Checheng Township, Pingtung 944, Taiwan
Phone Number: 08-8825001, 08-8825678
Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Pingtung
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Monday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

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