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Acuario Municipal de Mendoza

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Ituzaingo 1430 esq. Bs As 5500, Mendoza, Argentina
+54 261 425-3824
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Absolutely repulsive place

We visited the aquarium in the afternoon when we had a few hours to kill. I was prepared to see... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Alex S
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Awfull place, animals live in horrible conditions, a giant sea turtle is tortured

It is the worst example of animal torture: dark, little, dirty, no sand no vegetables on the tanks... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Mic M
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This municipally managed aquarium was the first aquarium in the country, and houses fish, amphibians, reptiles, snails and a collection of fossils and semiprecious rocks.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good34%
  • Average37%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
2 weeks ago
“Absolutely repulsive place”
17 Aug 2017
“Awfull place, animals live in horrible conditions, a giant sea turtle is tortured”
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Ituzaingo 1430 esq. Bs As 5500, Mendoza, Argentina
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the aquarium in the afternoon when we had a few hours to kill. I was prepared to see some things that would be sad for the animals, as is common in zoos or aquariums. I was not prepared to see an over 100...More

Thank Alex S
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

It is the worst example of animal torture: dark, little, dirty, no sand no vegetables on the tanks, the worst place you can imagine for an animal

Thank Mic M
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Reviewed 15 March 2016

It is not really big, but it has enough diversity of species and is really cheap. There is a children park next to it, so after the visit you can go and play your kids ;).

Thank Cecilia R
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Reviewed 4 February 2016

Its a nice place to visit, specially in summer when is super hot is a good alternative to go with the family and kids, is a nice place very well maintain.

Thank daniela a
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Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Beautifull !!specially George the tourtle in did.. The fishes are so nice.. the space are to small but good... and the park who was back it s terrific!!

Thank carolina d
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Reviewed 1 April 2015

We ended up visiting the aquarium one afternoon because you get free entrance when you buy a ticket to the city museum. It is a small place, although they do have separate salt and fresh water sections, and a nice display of shells and starfish...More

Thank Lucy T
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Reviewed 23 February 2015 via mobile

The 3$ entrance fee is an indication of what you will get. There are a few aquariums of clown fish, pirhanas, a huge turtle in the centre display, a pond with many, many turtles and a good number of weird species. If you read every...More

Thank 432JamesD
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Reviewed 30 September 2014

This place is I am sure interesting for kids but it is also a nice Mendoza attraction to visit for adults. You will see fish and turtles on display and some information supplied even in English. There is a fountain right outside and a park...More

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Reviewed 24 May 2014

If you find yourself in Mendoza for an extra afternoon and you don't particularly want to drink wine (again!), this is a nice little place to visit as you are walking around..(i wouldn't particularly plan a day around it).. some interesting fish and a few...More

Thank gizmo1987
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Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

“Slavery is slavery, and it does not depend on the species of the slave any more than it depends on gender, race, or religion".

2  Thank Nati O
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