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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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Love this Aquarium

So, I LOVE aquariums. And being from California, we have some of the best in the world. This one is just really awesome. Don't expect too many big marine mammals, but this place... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 9, 2015
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

So, I LOVE aquariums. And being from California, we have some of the best in the world. This one is just really awesome. Don't expect too many big marine mammals, but this place does a wonderful job of making their place interesting, inviting, engaging, and informative. It's definitely up there with the best I've been to. Be prepared to spend... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We stayed for more than half a day at the museum. Lots of fun and information for the kids. Most interesting is to watch the white whales playing in the water. Strongly recommended for family going with kids.

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California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We went to this aquarium multiple times, since my boy enjoyed it so much. It is the biggest I've seen and the most impressive collection of marine life I've encountered. The whale shark tank is my favorite. They devoted a whole panoramic room with roles of seating to this creature. You can sit there and watch it swim all day... More 

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Kuching
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19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

We bring along 2 small kids to visit its aquarium for about 3 hours. They have a good collection of marine lives, both fresh and salt waters. It has 3 major exhibition halls - Water of Taiwan, Coral Kingdom and Waters of the World. Try to allocate your time nicely if you have limited time. Entrance fee NT450, Student NT250,... More 

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Pingtung, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

There are many kinds of sea animal. You can see the fish and sea turtle. And the white whales is stars at here. Many people come to here to see them. Because they are come from Siberia.

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George, Western Cape, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

It was interesting, I so wish Taiwan want to spend more time and money on maintaining their facilities.

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This place is huge. We spent most of the day there and still didn't have time to see everything. The kids loved it.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The museum is so large and there are numerous types of animals. The dorcation is beautiful and the most famous part is white whale. You can take the shuttle bus in 恒春 to get there.

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Quezon City, Philippines
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34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We loved the tank that had a whale shark and the beluga whale show. This place had amazing exhibits which were very informative and very well done.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

This aquarium definitely worths a visit. Purchased ticket from kenting old town which is 390 dollars for full ticket and 240 for student ticket. The bus to get there from kenting Main Street took around 35 minutes and the frequency was around half an hour each. The aquarium was divided into 3 sections: world water ( featuring penguin and seals),... More 

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