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Aquarium Mare Nostrum

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Neighbourhood: Port Marianne
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Address: allee D Ulysse | Allee D Ulysse Odysseum, 34960, Montpellier, France
Phone Number:
+33 4 67 13 05 50
Today
11:00 - 19:00
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 11:00 - 19:00
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours

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Sunday finding Nemo

Great place to take your children at least once. Weekends you will find for sure a huge queue. So you better go from Mon-Fri.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Felipe M
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Sudbury, Canada
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203 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much preferred the Ripley aquarium in Toronto with the moving sidewalk. It was ok though yet a bit overpriced for what you get. The area has a few other things to offer which might be better.

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Thank Bucko007
Montpellier, France
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29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This aquarium is really a nice day out. They have a beautiful collection and the tour has really been made interesting for all ages. They keep doing new things so you can actually go there more than once in the year.

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Thank Isabella D
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Great place to take your children at least once. Weekends you will find for sure a huge queue. So you better go from Mon-Fri.

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Thank Felipe M
Mako, Hungary
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

You can see impressive sealife from all over the world with special effects. It is well worth visiting it.

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Thank Andika14
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Excellent value for euro 15.00. Ingenious utilisation of an old ship and an old submarine! Very effective explanation of the various weathers at sea!

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Thank aajc2016
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13 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Great aquarium with lots to see and do and even a simulated trip on the high season which my kids loved to bits. Even better it being so quiet thanks to French school kids having gone back

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Thank Andrew D
Baku, Azerbaijan
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28 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

I planned to send my husband there with our 6 year old and do some shopping but changed my mind and joined them. I did not regret it, the place features good choice of sea creatures and entertainment such as an imitation of a ship bridge during storm. We all had great fun!

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Thank LadaBuskie
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

This is a lot of fun and really impressive. The sharks are what sold me! 2 hours are needed. Then have lunch next door.

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Thank Kelly O
Brockham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Came here with a 3 & 6 year old, both loved it. Cost around 40 euros for us to visit. Giant tank full of sharks, rays and other interesting sea life was the highlight. Lots of other smaller tanks with jellyfish, eels and tons more. There was also a simulator that put you on the bridge if a shop in... More 

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Thank lmaxwell1979
Haarlem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

The aquarium is fun to visit! Lot's of beautiful fishes to look at. Also, the place is quite cool, so i recommend visiting it in the hottest hours of the day to get some refreshment. It also has some small attractions which are also entertaining.

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Thank Axel K

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