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Aquarium de Paris - CineAqua

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Address: 5 avenue Albert de Mun, 75116 Paris, France
Phone Number: 0033 1 40 69 23 23
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Fee: Yes
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A fun way to spend an afternoon

I visit an aquarium anytime there is one nearby - this was my most recent visit to the CineAqua in the last decade. It is a nicely done aquarium with lots of educational... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
sethibodeau
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Guelph, Canada
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9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This aquarium is not impressive for a big city. It's quite expensive and could use some additional care. It took us approximately one hour to go through the aquarium slowly. There is one tank where children are allowed to touch the fish--it's a popular area. I particularly enjoyed the jellyfish aquariums, but don't think it's worth the price.

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Thank Hattie W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The price is definately not cheap but the lighting and some of the species on display is fantastic. There are some exquisite finds in the aquarium. I would recommend to visit the place if you like aquariums.

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Thank Vaiko V
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For being a major city the aquarium is very bad. Not much to see and very torn down. The only positive thing was the fish-touching area.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my sister had been wanting to visit this aquarium all day and left our hotel early to check it out -- only to be left disappointed! Luckily we got one ticket for free, so only had to pay €10 each. I wouldn't of paid the full amount! It took us a very short time to explore the place,... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit an aquarium anytime there is one nearby - this was my most recent visit to the CineAqua in the last decade. It is a nicely done aquarium with lots of educational components mixed in for learning about changes to global water temperatures, understanding impacts on different types of fish, and seeing what types of creatures survive in harsh... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good place to visit if you are with children Although small , however enjoyable for little ones. Specially if you are in the area of Eiffel tower or Trocadero

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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Small cool great aquarium. Great for families with children. Wide selection of aquatic life from fresh water to salt. Large shark talk wad very popular with all. Great place to introduce children to the aquatic world.

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Thank DonSchilling
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited here on our honeymoon. Prior to our holiday, we purchased Paris passes, which gave us free access to the aquarium. However, when we looked at the ticket prices at the aquarium out of curiosity, we noted it's quite steep! I'd imagine it would be good to do with kids

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

It was a rainy day so I needed an indoor activity. The Aquarium de Paris fit the bill. A little expensive for what it offers, still a nice way to spend an hour or two. I saw some fish I had never seen before and I always love a good shark tank. And, it's only a couple of blocks from... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

There are some lovely fish on display and a good shark tank. I was disappointed by the lack of information about the fish (many tanks had no info or didn't match what was in the tanks). Lots of children who seemed happy enough. Slightly underwhelming overall compared to other European aquariums.

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