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The Faroe Islands Aquarium

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Not bad for the Faroe Islands

Quite a small place and a bit of a walk from the centre but we still enjoyed it. Good views for the... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2017
Abby S
via mobile
fun place to visit on a wet day

interesting and informative, lots to see and fun to just sit and watch the local aquatic wildlife... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Christine N
Pontypool, United Kingdom
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  • Average35%
  • Poor6%
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19 Oct 2017
“Small and well maintained”
3 Sep 2017
“Not bad for the Faroe Islands ”
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Raettargota 8, Torshavn, Streymoy 160, Faroe Islands
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Can see all the aqua marine life around these islands. Children will enjoy and some sea animals can be touched.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank VijiA1
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Quite a small place and a bit of a walk from the centre but we still enjoyed it. Good views for the area outside and a small beach nearby.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Abby S
Reviewed 23 July 2017

this privately run facility is located on the outskirts of the central business district. If you walk there you'll ask yourself why did I bother. There are a few tanks with generally uninteresting sea life and virtually no effort to interpret what you are viewing....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

interesting and informative, lots to see and fun to just sit and watch the local aquatic wildlife - would be good for children

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Christine N
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is all natural unspoiled beauty of the country the Aquarium is not to large but has very interesting facts and displays to view.It is remote area and the building use to be a old ice house turned into a Aquarium. There is no other...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Hank D
Reviewed 18 October 2016

As previously mentioned, this is a small aquarium but we think it is well worth a visit. We had it to ourselves when we visited and enjoyed being able to spend as much time as we wanted looking at the exhibits. It was interesting to...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank winton1514
Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I've heard it should be amazing to dive in the Faroe islands. But since I don't have the certificate this is a good alternative. You get the chance to see a lot of the fascinating fish and shellfish. The house though, isn't that big so...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Maria I
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

It is really great if you bring younger kids. A big part of the aquarium is made so it is possible for the kids as well as anybody else can touch the fishes.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank josefine_starup
Reviewed 23 May 2016

In an out of the way location accessible only by car or taxi (or a really long walk), this aquarium is small but well kept. It consists of several small tanks and a few larger ones. The fish are mostly local and perhaps ones that...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank dmittleman
Reviewed 27 January 2016

I was positively surpriced when we went there. There are many more species to see, than I expected. The kid loved it and specially fishing for crabs and playing in the open aquarium.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank RuniSim
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