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Address: Hjalmar Johansens gate 12, Tromso 9007, Norway
Phone Number: +47 77 75 01 00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 19:00
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An Arctic-themed experience centre with the films In the Land of the...

An Arctic-themed experience centre with the films In the Land of the Northern Lights and  Spitsbergen - Arctic Wildeness on five screens, an arctic walkway, arctic themed exhibitions and aquariums of fish and bearded seals from Spitsbergen. Open 365 days a year.

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Fun to see feeding time for the seals

A small aquarium for polar animal life. Not amazing but we enjoyed having a look around and timed it well as they were feeding the seals when we visited.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A small aquarium for polar animal life. Not amazing but we enjoyed having a look around and timed it well as they were feeding the seals when we visited.

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Thank Claire S
Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I am not into trained seals and aquaria, but the visit was surprisingly interesting. Great movies on a panoramic screen (Arctic views and Aurora), interesting facts on the decline of the ice and water rising, some extreme species, that I could stare at for hours (my best choices were prawns and crabs and pole-dancing starfishes). The seals training and feeding... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

easy to walk to an unusual building first watched a panoramic film which was very good then feeding the sea lions and watched then being trained a nice way to spend a few hours

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good exhibits of local sea life with informative panoramic films and the opportunity to watch the seals being fed. Not a bad entry price compared to other activities in Tromso including the gift shop which had some lovely stuff. Overall I would recommend this attraction as somewhere to spend an hour.

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east sussex
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Good to visit. Not very much there though. The seals are the feature and they were brilliant. Interesting videos too. Would help to pass a couple of hours on a wet afternoon. Nice gift shop there

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Thank lyncharliewatts
Madrid, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The feeding of the bearded seals was worth it. And the place is located in a great building worth visiting, but only if you have children.

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Thank EMangual
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Very small and few exhibits but kids enjoyed the seals! It was close enough to town to make it walkable but the bus stops right at the top of the driveway.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you have a couple of hours to spare well worth a look around seals swimming round you and overhaed great for kids.Also worth booking trip round the Whaler outside to see how the fishermen lived and worked even if the idea of sealing appals you, very interesting

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Excellent attraction and the seals are brilliant. When we visited feeding time was 3.30pm but I think there was a morning feeding too. Lovely aquarium with a variety of fish and sea anemones including a touch pool where you can get up close to marine life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lovely looking building and a great aquarium inside. It is small, very well kept and the animals very well looked after. Arctic aquatic wildlife, with lots of information. Good for a few hours as it is a small building, so plan something else to do before or after. Seals are beautiful and love the petting pool :)

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