Rovinj Aquarium (Ruder Boskovic Institute)

Rovinj Aquarium (Ruder Boskovic Institute)

Rovinj Aquarium (Ruder Boskovic Institute)
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Sam H
Edinburgh, UK28 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2014 • Couples
OK so its little but it only costs about £2.50 to get in. There are probably about 15 or so tanks in there with a nice collection of local fish and sea creatures. Well labelled and presented, if you take your time and look closely there is more to see than you might initially expect. Spent about an hour in here and loved the fact it was native species.
Written July 28, 2014
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martihei1
Klofta, Norway8 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2013 • Couples
A short but informative introduction of the animal sealife of the Adriatic. I do believe we payed 30 kuna a ticket. A bit steap for some aquariums in two rooms might be some peoples judgement. Still an experience worth your while I think.
Written August 9, 2013
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sheilaCO
colorado springs53 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2018 • Couples
As others have said, it’s not Monterey Bay aquarium. But if you slow down you’ll see some magical things. I was lucky to watch as a seahorse—three inches or so of her—decided to leave the branch her tail was wrapped around and motor to the next thing on her agenda. It was like watching a cartoon for a moment—she blew water with bubbles out her ears and glided to the next branch. That alone made the aquarium worth the visit.
Written October 19, 2018
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MoscouT
Zurich, Switzerland172 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2017 • Family
The Aquarium is housed in a splendid villa on the seaside, and has an interesting link to the Berlin aquarium. Unfortunately, it has been neglected since the founders left, with the exhibition being limited to about 10 basins in varying stages of neglect - often full of moss.
The fish share the state of depression, who can blame them.

Fortunately, the staff have a good time, tanning in the garden, and slowly moving to the cashiers desk when the odd visitor arrives. Unfortunately they forgot to bring change, so when you pay your ticket you are offered a handful of coins for change.

Written June 9, 2017
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ceigel
Munich, Germany1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2015 • Couples
Impressed by the aquarium building in Rovinj, we went to visit it. Even though the building is big, the exhibition is only in two rooms. It became clear after the first two water tanks that this is the aquarium from hell. Many tanks had dead fishes floating in them. Some other tanks had fishes feeding on other animals in the exhibition or trying to do so. One tank had a fish which had a big chunk of it's head bitten off, by the other fishes in the tank. Some fishes looked ill and close to dying. The water tanks were dirty and seemed to be the original tanks since the opening of the aquarium, more than 100 years ago. Definitely not to visit especially with kids.
Written August 9, 2015
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Freejuliastyle
Austria3 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2015 • Friends
We visited this place yesterday and it was such a disappointment. You have to pay 30 Kuna per person (about 4€) to see a tiny variety of fish. Furthermore some of them are more like stuffed into the tanks then beeing given an acceptable place to live.
I would defintely not recommend going there. It is a waste of money and time.
Written September 8, 2015
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485_gnesb
Szekesfehervar, Hungary27 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2017 • Couples
The Aquarium is really small, it took 5 minutes to see everything there. The tanks are dirty, most of the fish are sick or dying already. Not worth a kuna either.
Written August 28, 2017
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Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg6,669 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2016 • Friends
A nice collection of different sorts of fishs, crabs are also interesting to observe; for school's it will be a informative and a pleasant visit, but also for turists.
Written December 20, 2016
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Larry M
Wrea Green, UK670 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2017 • Solo
20 Tanks in two dingy rooms - three quarters of the tanks were not bigger than fish tanks in peoples homes. Ridiculous
Written October 3, 2017
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P_Brunny
Amsterdam, The Netherlands25 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2015 • Couples
I visited this Aquarium many times in the '80 and '90, it was such a charming place bringing you back to a time when museums and scientific institution were even a place of arts.
Written August 24, 2016
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