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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
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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.

Reviewed 4 October 2016
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Marseille, France
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this one the day before the Seaquarium at Grau du Roi. It has more types of fish and bigger (for ex the sharks and octopus) but it's a little pricey and not that many kids activities. But we spent a nice afternoon so I would note it 4.5 stars.the down part is that you can buy online the... More 

Thank Octavos
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We don't think it's worth what it cost. It was nice and had a lot of different things to see, but 50 euro for 3 people is high. Kids over 10 are counted as adults. Overall a nice stop

Thank Wendy M
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18 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This is the third time we visit Mare Nostrum. Always a pleasure, for the kids, but for us aswell! The acces, the infos are very clear! There is a shopping center nearby, for the ladies! :)

Thank Andrei B
Doha, Qatar
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19 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

The Aquarium is a place that you dont want to miss if you visit Montpellier It had a lot of fish species and large sharks amongst other fish types were swimming in the large Aquarium There is also a gift shop at the end of the tour

Thank Heshammelsayed
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82 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is about 25 minutes out on the tram and the Odysseum park a bit child/burger and chips orientated, but the Aquarium is great. It is not huge but so well arranged and appointed. We got there just as a lot of young children went in with their parents and I thought we were in for a noisy time. The... More 

Thank dancinggreen
Sudbury, Canada
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235 reviews
100 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2016 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.

Thank Bucko007
Montpellier, France
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38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

Thank Isabella D
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47 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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.

Thank PipeOmega
Mako, Hungary
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 September 2016

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

Thank Andika14
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 9 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!

Thank aajc2016

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