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Estran Cite de la Mer

#5 of 33 things to do in Dieppe Features Animals
37 rue de l Asile Thomas, 76200, Dieppe, France
+33 2 35 06 93 20
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Nice museum

Been here a few times, I like the floor level aquarium where you can touch the fish. The rest of... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
deepsky
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Barry, United Kingdom
via mobile
Nautrical Museum and Aquarium

An interesting view of life in a fishing village with some interesting exhibits. Kids will love the... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2016
peter_the_traveller4
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Deal, United Kingdom
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You will discover the maritime activity of the fishing ports on this side of the Channel through :- the evolution of shipbuilding and embarked technology- the fishing techniques aboard doris or trawlers, and the story of a fish from the ocean to the fishmonger- the originality of the geological identity of our cliffs- our aquariums in which you will at leisure admire the different species living in the Channel.
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  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 18:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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37 rue de l Asile Thomas, 76200, Dieppe, France
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Been here a few times, I like the floor level aquarium where you can touch the fish. The rest of the museum paints a nice picture of Dieppe's fishing industry. I thought the entrance fee was worth the money. So the people on the desk...More

Thank deepsky
Reviewed 11 August 2016

An interesting view of life in a fishing village with some interesting exhibits. Kids will love the aquarium especially the floor level tank where touching is encouraged - and the Rae are very friendly!!

Thank peter_the_traveller4
Reviewed 9 August 2016

We balked a little at the price of admission to be honest yet once immersed it became a fascinating visit, full of history about the coast and the industry there. The fish tanks are a sorry sight though, as a reef enthusiast I could clearly...More

Thank Bern W
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

None of the three people on the desk spoke English. Had 2 floors about the city by the sea and had a very little aquarium of fish. €7.50!! We were in and out in about an hour, maybe less!!

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 26 January 2016

Good value. There is a video in English which tells the story of the town. A museum of fishing and its part in Dieppe. Quite a lot of objects. No real other signs in English but i was given an English guide to take around...More

Thank stephenk385
estrancitedelamer, Coordinateur at Estran Cite de la Mer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2016

Thank you for your visit and your message !

Reviewed 2 November 2015 via mobile

We'd missed our train to Rouen so went to the Museum. You are given a guide in English when you first enter which was useful. The first section was a bit dry - about shipbuilding - but there were some hands on exhibits which my...More

1  Thank BrightonShredhead
Reviewed 9 April 2015

Interesting visit about the maritime history and heritage of Dieppe, but don't go if you are expecting a load of aquariums.More

1  Thank dwcarlson
estrancitedelamer, Coordinateur at Estran Cite de la Mer, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2015

Hello, We are sorry that the visit is not what you expected . We try to communicate our place as a museum - aquarium, which has aquariums from the Channel but also exhibitions on fishing, shipbuilding, coastal environment ... These exhibitions have interested you ,...More

Reviewed 27 March 2015

Small museum showing evolution of the city , the harbour, the ships, the coast...A lot of items used before for the fishing, a lot of models.

Thank Philippe E
Reviewed 24 March 2015 via mobile

A very good and interesting museum about the sea, fishing and boat building. The staff were very helpful and friendly and gave us a big book on the various articles which was helpful. The beach with all the rubbish found was a real eye opener....More

1  Thank Jessica P
estrancitedelamer, Coordinateur at Estran Cite de la Mer, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2015

Thank you very much for all the compliments . We are delighted that you liked the visit !

Reviewed 28 September 2014 via mobile

Friendly staff with good spoken English. We were handed a thick English guide/folder with lots of information in it. The videos downloaded via QR codes spread out around the museum were not worth bothering with (one of them ended with "wet paint" sign and doorway,...More

1  Thank I-like-good-eats
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