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Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Avenue Saint Martin, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
+377 93 15 36 00
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Aquariums, exhibitions, games and relaxation…the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco lets you dive into the marine world. From aquariums to its shark lagoon, passing through the Turtle Island located on the panoramic terrace, it offers a unique opportunity to know, love and protect the oceans. A crossroads between Art and Science, this Temple of the Sea is home to over 6,000 specimens and priceless collections of Natural History. Come and visit, with our exhibitions and events, you too can experience the depths of the oceans…
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  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sea life” (61 reviews)
“an aquarium” (55 reviews)
“nice aquarium” (27 reviews)
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Avenue Saint Martin, Monte-Carlo 98000, Monaco
+377 93 15 36 00
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Reviewed yesterday

Our kids really wanted to visit the Oceanographic musium of Monaco, not the biggest but still nice and fun. I would recommend it if you have a few hours and love the

Thank leahoney09
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is such an interesting place in Monaco, and neither am I nor my partner are particularly fond of fish. However, we saw such a variety of stunning fish that we left the museum completely amazed. Definitely worth a visit!!!!

Thank Zsarnai L
Reviewed 6 days ago

First word of warning is that getting to the museum on foot is a fair uphill slog, especially on a hot day like we had. Aquarium is really good and well looked after. The museum is actually very interesting (I'm not a big museum fan)...More

Thank kingston11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended! When driving there make sure you plan parking garage because the police blocks roads. The kiosk nearby is quite pricy.

Thank Alex T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really desappointed by the lack of air, the heat inside and the bad smell in some areas of the aquarium which is in the basement of the building No sunlight, no window, no natural light for the animals inside small tanks We were...More

Thank IsabelleCoaching
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not usually the type to visit aquariums but we found ourselves with a few hours to spare in Monte Carlo so we decided to check out the Oceanographic Museum - it was fantastic ! So many stunning sea creatures to see up close, I...More

Thank maria m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went with my sister while in Monaco for a few hours but could have spent so much longer there. The building first of all was so beautiful, the aquarium was great with good up to date exhibits and great husbandry. The museum was so...More

Thank Bondy93
Reviewed 1 week ago

We truly enjoyed seeing the Ocean Museum. It is more like an Aquarium and has some beautiful exhibits. It is a must see while in Monte Carlo. It is one of the stops on the Hop on Hop off bus so it is easy to...More

Thank Work2Travel2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wanted to show my son the old town and the museum as it is an impressive location. the actual museum is a great place, with an impressive aquarium display. However, after an hour, you are done, and its not cheap.

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well what a place. It is not big but neither is it expensive. I am an aquarium lover and have visited many throughout the world. This one is not the best but far from the worst. I have been more than once and would go...More

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October 27, 2015|
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Response from MuseeOceanographique | Property representative |
Of course you could walk everywhere if you wish, but it's a long distance. You're better off taking the bus 1 or 2 until casino.
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October 25, 2015|
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Response from Thomas K | Reviewed this property |
The easiest is by bus 100 who has many stops in Nice and Monaco, just check the schedule on the internet. A taxi will cost you about € 80.00 one way and the train which goes every hour is about € 5.00 In Monaco itself is... More