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Lisbon Oceanarium

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Esplanada D. Carlos I | Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
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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 and bring up the public about the duty of protecting natural heritage, through changing their daily habits.While walking through impressive and unforgettable exhibits, visitors are encouraged to learn fascinating things about the oceans and, more importantly, how to make decisions in their daily lives that actively promote the conservation of nature.
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  • Average6%
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“sea otters” (468 reviews)
“central tank” (408 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Esplanada D. Carlos I | Doca dos Olivais, Lisbon 1990-005, Portugal
Parque das Nacoes
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The oceanarium is located in a fun new part of town, and the buildings architecture is noteworthy. The puffin exhibit was the highlight, but lots more to see from all different ecosystems. Great for all ages.

Thank samon n
Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth visiting. Several scenarios, environments, atmospheres. Great for both adults and children. If visiting in the summer, take a sweater with you - the 'north pole' area could get a little chilly ;-)

Thank MichaelAngelus
Reviewed 2 days ago

terrific variety, interesting conservation info - the large tank of swimming fish, sharks, other was fascinating

Thank Ginger W
Reviewed 4 days ago

Of our group only I went to visit as I love aquariums in general. This one is simply breathtaking,it was one of the highlights of my visit to Lisbon and not to be missed.

Thank quiggers
Reviewed 4 days ago

A must visit when in Lisbon! Beautiful and also educational. It will take about 2-3 hours to really see everything.

Thank elina s
Reviewed 5 days ago

Well, that was hardly a surprise. But when you see LONG lines outside the relatively small building, DO NOT GO IN! It was dark, noisy, and FULL OF PEOPLE, so synonym of a nightmare for me. I can imagine it would be absolutely lovely if...More

Thank Ruijing N
Reviewed 5 days ago

Really nice place to visit with family. A very large variety of fish and other creatures of the sea. The main aquarium is hosting many ocean fauna, including different species of sharks, tuna, stingray etc. giving you the impression that you are inside the tank....More

Thank CarmenB400
Reviewed 6 days ago

great place to visit with family . nice to walk around lot to see all kind of sea life . well presented .

Thank Vignir J
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth a visit. The main deep tank has stunning aquatic life. Circling it are many tanks with marine life from different areas of the world. Beautifully kept and the staff are very knowledgable. Great kids section. Don’t miss a trip here.

Thank Elizabeth H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Its a very huge and beautiful place to visit ! Its much better to arrive there early to enjoy the view and take a lot of pictures. Its so diversified and will teach you a lot about the marine life !

Thank CurlyZee
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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
...More
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Roma L
11 January 2018|
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Response from Paweł C | Reviewed this property |
There are only discounts for kids (4-12 years old) and seniors (over 65)
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Lindsey D
3 January 2018|
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Response from Bud33eboy | Reviewed this property |
Hi Lindsey, There isn't a touch pool for like petting rays or anything like that.There are a couple areas that have open pools where the penguins and seas otters are but you can't physically interact with them.
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Lindsey D
3 January 2018|
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Response from Luis S | Reviewed this property |
No Lindsey! there is no touching pool, you can only observe!
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