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Risor Akvarium

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Gracious and interesting experience!

We didn't know what to expect, given the small size of the aquarium, but we ended up staying almost... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
Thomas S

This is an open with no glass barrier exhibition of many fishes and small sharks great for kids and... read more

Reviewed September 3, 2016
Kiryat Ono, Israel
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Aug 15, 2018
“Gracious and interesting experience!”
Sep 3, 2016
Risør Aquarium is the only public salt water aquarium on the Norwegian south coast, come and visit over 150 fish and sea animals
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Strandgata 14, Risor 4950, Norway
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Reviewed August 15, 2018

We didn't know what to expect, given the small size of the aquarium, but we ended up staying almost two hours. The staff was so engaged and eager to share their knowledge of the sea life. There are several large tanks where you can fish...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas S
Reviewed September 3, 2016

This is an open with no glass barrier exhibition of many fishes and small sharks great for kids and adults

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 2, 2015

The aquarium is small but features a great variety of local fish and other aquatic life. There is also a small tank where kids sit and do crab fishing.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Julie H
Kari-Anne R, Informasjonssjef at Risor Akvarium, responded to this reviewResponded October 26, 2015

Thank you Julie H. Welcome back. Kari-Anne

Reviewed August 3, 2015

This is a small aqarium which unfortunatly seems a bit worn out. Several small tanks is lacking information about what you see, and the stuffed birds seems to have seen there better days a while back. Several touch tanks that I think the children appreciated,...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank nickyryder
Reviewed September 8, 2014

Situated at the harbour of Risør it is one of the many smaller aquariums of Norway, showing its long history of fishing. The pace is quite good for smaller children since there are several touch tanks. On your way through aprox 100 different species you...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank woaqzo
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