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Lisbon Oceanarium

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Open Now: 10:00 - 19:00
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Opened in 1998, the Oceanário was the centerpiece of the XXth Century's last World Fair, themed "The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future", and eternally binds Lisbon to the Oceans.MissionThe Oceanário’s mission is to promote knowledge of the oceans...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Esplanada D. Carlos I | Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
Parque das Nações
+351 21 891 7000
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Great varaity of sea life, very well organized and extremely interesting. Worth.for both adults and kids

Thank Misha F
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went to Lisbon's oceanarium, which is considered one of the best of europe for a good reason. Besides all the animals, that seam to be well taken care of, the oceanarium gives you a great experience and you learn so much about the sea...More

Thank Rute S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the 3rd time I’ve visited the aquarium and have loved it every time, one of the best aquariums in Europe 👍🏻

Thank Doddiebeadle
Reviewed yesterday

Kind of looks like an aircraft carrier. It is huge with more then 450 species and 16,000 individual fish and creatures. You could spend hours in this wonderful place. If you are touring with kids save this for second or third day when they are...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 2 days ago

The Oceanarium has some fantastic exhibits. We especially liked the adorable Penguins, and the glow-in-the-dark jellyfish. Everything was just beautiful.

Thank Alon N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fantastic acquarium and well Worth the visit. There is now a temporary exhibition by a Japanese environmentalist and artist that is mesmerizing and a must see on the visit. I recommend.

Thank donclaytonmusic
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very nice experience with beautiful exhibits and interesting animals. The main attraction are certainly the otters and the cylinder-shaped aquarium in the centre of the building.

Thank nemanja1205
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lisbon Oceanarium definitely is worth a visit. There are two exhibitions a the moment. Permanent exhibition is impressive and takes around 1h-1.5h to see. Temporarily exhibition is a lot smaller and takes only couple minutes, however classical music which is playing in the background makes...More

Thank Emīls J
Reviewed 4 days ago

One of the largest aquariums in Europe and well worth a visit. The aquarium is set on two floors and includes a enormous tank with sharks, sting rays and other fish. If you are in Lisbon with children this is the ideal place to visit...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

What a great place to go and hang out if you are spending a few days in Lisbon. You can take the transit to a stop nearby and a little walk and you're there. On the day we went it was busy, but we never...More

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Parque das Nacoes
This neighborhood was built up at the end of the 1990s
mostly because of the Expo '98. The pavilions and
structures that once were the home of all the Expo's
attractions and exhibits are still culturally and
artistically significant. In Parque das Nações you'll
explore conference and concert pavilions, a shopping
center, trendy restaurants and an enjoyable cable car
ride you can't miss out on. On top of this, the
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Susan T
12 September 2018|
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Response from annarN4956XP | Reviewed this property |
It’s Oriente. It’s very near.
Lauren F
13 August 2018|
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Response from Diver B | Reviewed this property |
I'd recommend to buy tickets online. Thus you'll not wait at all. We bought in the evening prior the day we planned to visit Oceanarium and download tickets to a smartphone. On the next day we just passed without any queue.
Lauren F
13 August 2018|
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Response from NorthStar767615 | Reviewed this property |
We only stood in line for about 5 minutes. We got our tickets from a machine on site - it was a shorter line than the personal service ticket windows.
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