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As far as aquariums go, the UMS Aquarium could be better - considering that this aquarium is university-led - it could highlight research findings on threats to marine life and the visitors could help.
Very interesting and spectacular. Facilities include free standing exhibition tanks, live open and shallow water reef exhibition centre, a mangrove walk, an interactive multimedia information kiosk and a Sipadan deep dive diorama. We could see an array of colorful marine life.
I visited this place and it took less than half an hour to see all the sea species. It was poorly maintain and the treatment doesn't meet any standard I had back in my own country. It was plain a waste of money and time...More
Visited with 2 friends whilst staying in KK. 30 mins out the city but thought it would be worth it. 20RM admission for foreign visitors for 1 room with 2 tanks (way too small for the fish) and under 10 different species. Poor overall experience...More
Firstly this aquarium is 30 min away from KK by taxi. On arrival it seems 20RM for tourists, steep but we thought for conservation it's okay. On entering the premises it became apparent very quickly that it was over priced for ONE ROOM with TWO...More
Reasonable collection of sea creatures - sad to see them in captivity, though. Overall, considering that this a marine museum which collects entrance fee, more exhibit and historical features are needed - it could be further improved. The campus area is very large (not the...More
Our kids really enjoyed this. It is a small but good quality aquarium. You can learn a lot there.
I would give it less stars because it's hard to find (in a back corner of the UMS campus) and it's hours are limited ... but...More
There are only a few tanks of marine life like corals, starfishs, turtles and fishes. The information displays and samplings on the museum part are mainly studies and researches conducted by their students. However, the old printing reflects that newer, more recent discoveries/studies are not...More