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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...more
This place is an absolute bore. The aquariums are uninteresting and so is the rest of the place. The only slightly interesting thing was the WR googles. Be aware that this is not an aquarium with a lot of fish but a museum.
We enjoyed our visit here - there was lots to see although my French wasn't up to translating everything! There is a guide on English to provide back ups to the essential facts however.
Self-guided museums are always best with kids and this one had...More
The museum is much bigger than one might think at first, and it has a wide range of interesting exhibits about many aspects of ships, fishing, marine pollution and sea creatures. We took our two young grandchildren (1.5 and 3.5 years), and they had a...More
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
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!!
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
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
estrancitedelamer, Coordinateur at Estran Cite de la Mer, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2016
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
Interesting visit about the maritime history and heritage of Dieppe, but don't go if you are expecting a load of aquariums.More
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estrancitedelamer, Coordinateur at Estran Cite de la Mer, responded to this reviewResponded 20 April 2015
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