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Aquarium of Fisheries Research Institute

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Good for the price paid

It was RM5 for adult and free for senior citizen (aged 55 and above). They had a good variety of... read more

Reviewed 13 July 2017
SueLyn C
Great Place. Should be Given the chance

It's a great place for what it is. RM5 per adult, RM2 per child 7yrs and over. Free for senior... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Galway, Ireland
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21 Aug 2018
“Great Place. Should be Given the chance”
22 Oct 2017
“Not too bad”
Batu Maung, Bayan Lepas, Penang Island 11960, Malaysia
+60 4-626 3925
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

It's a great place for what it is. RM5 per adult, RM2 per child 7yrs and over. Free for senior citizens. It's not very well advertised/promoted/marketed which is a shame, as I'm sure it'll attract more visitors. Some people have compared this to bigger attractions...More

Thank blacks921
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I was a little disappointed because I expected it to be big - like the one in Langkawi. This one is much smaller but still worth a visit if you like to see fishes and other sea life. Entry fee was only MYR5 (dirt cheap).

Thank Goldiemaz
Reviewed 13 July 2017

It was RM5 for adult and free for senior citizen (aged 55 and above). They had a good variety of fishes with a surprising number of turtles. They also had seahorses and lobsters as well as a couple of nurse sharks. Don't expect anything super...More

Thank SueLyn C
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

of coz i promote this place, value for money. only RM5 for adult, RM3 for kid, Free for senior citizen. had souvenir shop and cafe to chill up. free parking.

Thank IntanNurlemshaB
Reviewed 4 December 2015 via mobile

I was there with my wife on Friday and we were so disappointed with the management decision on closing the tickets counter for two hours from 12.15 noon to 2pm on every Friday. Come on, management.. You still able to hire Chinese or Indians or...More

2  Thank gobinandy
Reviewed 24 September 2015

As this week is school holidays so we decided to take the grandchildren to the Aquarium. It took us a while to find the place as it is off the main truck road and also there were roadworks so the direct access was detoured. Once...More

2  Thank letchemi
Reviewed 18 September 2015

This attraction has to one of the cheapest attraction on Penang which is open daily except on Wednesday from 10.00am until 5.00pm, which is run by the Fisheries Research Institute/Institute Penyelidikan Perikanan (FRI Batu Maung) which is located opposite the Penang War Museum’s Junction. Admission...More

2  Thank Gerard R
Reviewed 9 September 2014

They was a miniature research aquarium at Penang...entrance fee only Rm 5 for adults but for the citizen over 55years will be free....You can travel either by your own car...our public bus to Batu Maung..Inside seem a lot of fisheries..colourful fishs...turtles.....It was another nice place...More

14  Thank christeoh
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