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Acuario Nacional

#90 of 235 things to do in Havana Features Animals
Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 236401
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a nice place for a family visit

Now undergoing restoration, this delightful outpost at the end of Miramar is a must for a visit for... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2015
Havana, Cuba
Poorly maintained, small and dirty pools for the animals

On the basis of a short visit; I got a bad impression of the place. It appeared to be poorly... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2015
Marita B
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  • Average29%
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  • Terrible9%
10 May 2017
“Go with an open mind and you will be surprised”
27 Jan 2017
“Deteriorating Aquarium in Need of Repair”
Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 236401
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Reviewed 5 July 2015

Now undergoing restoration, this delightful outpost at the end of Miramar is a must for a visit for families with children or those interested in conservation. Cuba has an eviable record of conservation (see New York Times article on 3 july 2015)

Thank aungkhant
Reviewed 27 June 2015

On the basis of a short visit; I got a bad impression of the place. It appeared to be poorly maintained, the pools where the dolphins were swimming were small and dirty. Bathrooms for the guests were horrible...

Thank Marita B
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

This is a restaurant located within the acuario nacional, you don't actually pay entrance to the park. You need to check the time for the dolphin show before you go. A great location for a restaurant with one whole wall as a tank with dolphins...More

Thank HarrietOlivia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Wij zijn hier na een halfuur misselijk vertrokken wegens een totaal gebrek aan hygiëne (de diarree en maandverbanden stroomden letterlijk de pot uit). daarenboven is de plek volledig verwaarloosd, is het hekwerk grotendeels versleten en kan ik de behandeling en huisvesting van de dieren jammer...More

4  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We first arrived there a day that was raining, so we thought that visiting the Aquarium will be a nice idea........ohhh we were so wrong. First of all, the place is located close to Miramar, so we are speaking of the supposedly big aquarium in...More

13  Thank Pati-chueca
Reviewed 11 January 2014

The Acuario is another example of the incredible energy they had right after the revolution, with a wonderful mix of education and entertainment that must have been really new to the majority of Cubans back then ("the masses"). After 50+ years though, it is still...More

2  Thank WernR
Reviewed 21 November 2013

Come on give this place a break in your reviews. It's not Orlando and maybe does not have the same standards, but I really enjoyed my visit to this place. The displays were good, the ambience was great and it was great value. Interact with...More

2  Thank greg4bs
Reviewed 25 October 2013

10CUC for tourists and Cuban pesos for locals. The T1 tourist open top bus stops right outside.YOU CANNOT SWIM WITH THE DOLPHINS HERE ANY MORE, ONLY AT VARADERO. Fortunately when walking around we noticed the entrance gate to the Dolphin pool was unlocked so we...More

2  Thank Bill C
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Very expensive (for Cuban citizen) to only watch a 15 min (or less) show. Only the dolphins and the sea lions show, and very very short. I enjoy every show but they are very short. I applaud the work of animal trainers and the animals,...More

2  Thank lidyh
Reviewed 29 May 2013

I was amazed at how many turtles they could fit into a small pond. Must be a world record! They even stapled them on top of each other to fit more!

1  Thank MiSaCh
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