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National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam: Tours & Tickets

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1 Cau Da, Nha Trang, Vietnam
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The exhibits are housed in several buildings. Just follow the arrows. Apart from the usual sea turtles, reef sharks and ocean creatures, you get to see the skeletons of a dugong and a whale. There is also a room full of preserved specimens, including a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank OoiHongK
Reviewed 19 August 2019 via mobile

Spent an hour or so visiting here and quite enjoyed it. The sea turtles were lovely. It is a shame that there is so much litter on the beach.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank TammywBoston
Reviewed 14 July 2019 via mobile

If you’re a fan of ocean creatures then you will be interested in this place. Most of the live creatures are swimming in small aquariums and you will also see preserved/dead creatures here. There is a huge skeletal form of a whale and dugongs present...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Lilkevs
Reviewed 6 July 2019

30 minutes driving to this area and I was quite shocked about what I have seen and where i have been . I was wondering is this national oceanographic museum of VietNam. No it is not . This place is so small and the sea...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank GodBlessTiptop
Reviewed 6 July 2019

We did not spend more than 30min here. This destination was part of our motorbike city tour. Glad we didn't come purposely for it. Wasn't worth it. Fish tanks were dirty. Turtles living is small space. Small sharks living in tight space. The only nice...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank P10L
Reviewed 25 June 2019 via mobile

We spent a lovely hour and a half at the museum. Lots of fish and sea creatures of all sorts. A few ocean creatures I had never seen before and lots we have seen in other tropical waters. The ponds for the string rays are...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KJO74
Reviewed 28 May 2019 via mobile

We had a great time at the museum. It had both live animals like an aquarium and the regular history showcases. The grounds were clean and pretty and in an usual set up. I really enjoyed it! The options were many and well taken care...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank tamsynl2019
Reviewed 10 May 2019

Not bad if you got about a couple of hours to spare. lots of different fish to see in tanks and big open tanks no more than 5 pound sterling for 2 to get in

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank steveshears
Reviewed 6 May 2019

I really liked the shape of the building from outside itself, a big ship shaped building. It’s a big aquarium as such, not as big as usual big aquariums around the world, but still a different one!! Recommended as part of fixed departure tour from...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShashankA165
Reviewed 17 April 2019

The place is quite old and small, not too many things to see and it always makes me sad to see the poor fish in such a small place. But the entrance fee is cheap, and you can spend an hour there on a rainy...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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11 November 2015|
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Response from Nahdvdjensg |
Dear Navylovechris, my comment wasn't in any way meant against Vietnam. It was a reaction to my experience and the comments about the museum here that say how great it is. And as I said,the exposition is really interesting... More
8 July 2015|
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Response from Max274967 | Reviewed this property |
Yep, like the others have said, $15.00 U.S. Nothing in Vietnam that you do will cost very much by western standards! The place is not amazing but it is an interesting way to fill in an hour or two....