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Rovinj Aquarium (Ruder Boskovic Institute)

#42 of 79 things to do in Rovinj Features Animals
Obala G. Paliaga 5, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 804 700
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problem is that they dont accept bank card for paying tikets. smal but beautifull museum, i tecomend

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Darko S
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Dusty - even though it is an aquarium

The Aquarium is housed in a splendid villa on the seaside, and has an interesting link to the... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2017
Brussels, Belgium
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4 weeks ago
9 Jun 2017
“Dusty - even though it is an aquarium”
Obala G. Paliaga 5, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 804 700
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

problem is that they dont accept bank card for paying tikets. smal but beautifull museum, i tecomend

Thank Darko S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

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...More

1  Thank MoscouT
Reviewed 20 December 2016

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.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 24 August 2016

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.

Thank P_Brunny
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This aquarium is small but great to get to know the names of some of the local marine wildlife you may see swimming in the sea. It is by no means an aquarium in the sense of a sea life centre in the UK. There...More

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The exterior belies what is actually less than significant inside as this is a small collection of fish, shellfish and molluscs etc housed in 2 ground floor rooms. The cost is small at about £3.00 per person. You would not feel pleased to pay more....More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Please note this attraction is quite a walk out of the main town and the re are only about 12 tanks exhibiting local fish.....there is one octopus and a cute lobster. Having said that they charge very little for entry

Thank Candice M
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This is not the Monterey Bay Aquarium but it was a fun outing for an hour in Rovinj. If you walk right through you will be done in 10 minutes but if you spend some time looking carefully you will see some amazing sea life....More

1  Thank senortourista
Reviewed 8 September 2015

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...More

4  Thank Freejuliastyle
Reviewed 15 August 2015

This has to be the smallest aquarium I have ever encountered. It's essentially a large house with a bunch of tanks. It's simply not worth the time or the money. You are better off to head into your local pet shop and walk past the...More

2  Thank NomadNorth
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