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“Brilliant day with the kids” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Oceanario de Lisboa

Oceanario de Lisboa
Esplanada D. Carlos I - Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
+351 218 917 000
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Ranked #2 of 214 attractions in Lisbon
Type: Aquariums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children, Activities for young children
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“Brilliant day with the kids”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The Oceanario is located in this beautiful and spacious area which meant walking there from the Metro was part of the day out.
The only problem we found was that there were too many adults (probably all the kids back to school) who weren't particularly kind to let the kids in front to see.

Visited September 2013
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“September 2013”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The best of its kind I've ever been to. Emphasis on conservation and concern for ecology. Spectacular!

Visited September 2013
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“Great for all ages!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Absolutely beautiful aquarium! Well laid out and informative - spent the entire afternoon there. Staff were great and even though it's a little pricey we found it well worth the visit. Will go back again just to see the gigantic tank in the centre!

Visited September 2013
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“Worth to see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Very interesting, worth to see. It has a huge area in a building with some place to walk nearby, don't miss if you go to Lisbon!

Visited January 2013
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“Biggest fish tank I've ever seen!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

Well worth a visit. I'm no Aquarian geek but it was very interesting to see. Also if you get up here there are great views of the bridge and also a pleasant stroll along the river front.

Visited September 2013
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