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Acuario Nacional

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Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 236401
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National Aquarium of Cuba

Okay, yes, this place is in need of renovation, but it upsets me when i see americans diss on cuba... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2017
robertokeywest
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key west
Aquarium offers unique Educational programs

As part of a delegation of marine science educators from the US, we had an awesome visit... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Mark F
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent15%
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  • Terrible9%
Aug 29, 2017
“National Aquarium of Cuba”
May 10, 2017
“Go with an open mind and you will be surprised”
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Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Okay, yes, this place is in need of renovation, but it upsets me when i see americans diss on cuba. it really gets old. i give this aquarium an 'average' rating, but the entire country is barely getting by, so what do you expect? i've...More

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Reviewed July 19, 2017

As part of a delegation of marine science educators from the US, we had an awesome visit. Although this aquarium might not have all the flashy attractions that wealthy aquarium have, it provides a very unique educational service to the Cuban people. It has special...More

1  Thank Mark F
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Reviewed June 30, 2017

Uncomfortably small enclosures for turtles. One enclosure that was meant for tortoises was empty of water and had stray cats in it. I think we saw a shark, who knows (couldn't tell because of poor exhibit design and absent signage). Really rough looking facility compared...More

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Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

Terrible there is nothing to see. There are 2. Shows that kind save the place to be close. But is totally neglected. Will never go back

Thank Rafael N
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Reviewed May 10, 2017

We were on the tourist hop on bus and decided to get off here, (I'm a sucker for dolphins) and overall we had a rather pleasant experience. This place is not tourist friendly at all, it is designed for the locals which is actually pretty...More

2  Thank Louise1706
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Reviewed April 18, 2017

The only thing good there is a Dolphins show. Special, I love it. This is a place mostly for children. restrooms are dirty and door of restrooms are all broken,. No privacy, no paper, smell terrible. A few fish to see and a few activities...More

2  Thank Luis N
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Reviewed January 27, 2017

Located in the Miramar district of La Habana, this large aquarium houses a variety of fish, mollusks and mammals. The grounds are nicely kept, however, the buildings are crumbling and in need of repair. There is a large amphitheater where outside aquatic shows are held....More

2  Thank TopChef7
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Reviewed June 15, 2016

you cant miss the dolphin show, these "Cuban" dolphin are the most intelligent of the world, more than the Miami Acuarium, go and see a lots of activities with then.

3  Thank Rodney R
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Reviewed June 14, 2016

This aquarium, built in 1961, is easily the saddest we have ever seen. The walls are literally crumbling; the relatively few tanks are dirty and are missing a number of the fish identified on the wall panels; and the pools housing the many sea turtles...More

4  Thank Mary M
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Reviewed March 21, 2016

This was a sad display of aquatic animals. Now the animals and fish were interesting (3 stars) but the displays and physical areas (I'd give it 2 stars) were very tired and need renovations.

Thank Norma M
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