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Musee Aquarium d'Arcachon

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Quaint

Very Old School Museum, looks like from the 50's. Little pricey but my son enjoyed it and he's 7... read more

Reviewed July 23, 2017
Mike O
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Rumson, New Jersey
The only thing in town

Dismal seaside town, Arcachon, has little to offer, which is why this old fashioned museum and... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2017
Paul R
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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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2 rue du Professeur Jolyet, 33120 Arcachon, France
+33 5 56 83 33 32
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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Very Old School Museum, looks like from the 50's. Little pricey but my son enjoyed it and he's 7 years old.

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Reviewed July 4, 2017

Dismal seaside town, Arcachon, has little to offer, which is why this old fashioned museum and aquarium was the highlight of my day. It has a certain oddball charm with its ancient overstuffed and understitched sea creatures hanging from the ceilings and in glass cabinets....More

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Reviewed April 25, 2017

Really enjoyed our visit here, downstairs there is a small aquarium and upstairs an informative museum with a particularly interesting room all about oyster farming. Very old fashioned but interesting collection of animals and objects.

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Reviewed September 25, 2015

For the price, it was great value and had plenty to see. Was good for young kids. Good collection and close to lunch spots.

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Reviewed September 1, 2014

The aquarium consists of about 30 illuminated tanks of common tropical fish such as clown fish, zebra fish and conga eels. Upstairs there are three rooms to the museum. One room is largely filled with stuffed animals, another is devoted to local archaeological finds (stone...More

4  Thank Bill H
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Don't miss this place. It is a magical step back in time. Plus there is lots to learn. It is right in the city centre and about 5 minutes walk from the train station. I only hope they never renovate.

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