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Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo

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Fritz-Gruenbaum-Platz 1 | Esterhazypark / U-Bahn Linie 3, Station Neubaugasse, Vienna 1060, Austria
+43 1 5871417
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Nice, but not very special.

The place was fine and interesting, but not a lot of information was given in English. It didn't... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
via mobile
Exceptional aqua terra museum

A very impressive museum with animals and fishes from the planet earth. There are fishes from the... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Christos T
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Fritz-Gruenbaum-Platz 1 | Esterhazypark / U-Bahn Linie 3, Station Neubaugasse, Vienna 1060, Austria
+43 1 5871417
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

The place was fine and interesting, but not a lot of information was given in English. It didn't have something special, which I hadn't seen in other zoos. There are a lot of stairs, but the view from the very top of the building is...More

Thank girlonholiday2016
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

A very impressive museum with animals and fishes from the planet earth. There are fishes from the oceans that you can see as well as animals from other continents.

Thank Christos T
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Good use of an old WWII relic, with the structural integrity to hold massive water tanks and contains some interesting history as a bonus. The views from the top are spectacular and 360 degree vantage points with clear photo opportunities.

Thank KevinB5
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

My children love this place. It is interesting to see so many species of marine animals to one place. Best for us were turtle, hammer shark and bats

Thank mutantu
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a wonderful time visiting the aquarium however it was tainted when a waiter in the Cafe Ocean'sky became aggressive and confrontational with my boyfriend. It was a very bizarre experience and so out of place considering most people sitting nearby...More

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HansMeer, Geschäftsführer at Haus des Meeres - Aqua Terra Zoo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2017

Dear Guest, thank you for your visit, the situation you discribed is very unusual and we are very sorry about this! Could you tell us at witch date and time you visited the ocean'sky, so im able to speak with the employee! Thank you in...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Spent a full morning at the Haus des Meeres and loved every minute of it. From the large tanks of fish to the leaf cutter ants randomly encountered in other parts of their floor. We enjoyed the crocodiles and the free roaming monkeys in one...More

Thank Ian H
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Super cool animals to see even for adults. Hint is to start from the top and ease your way down. 1-1.5 hours max for aquarium part.

Thank Ivan B
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This is an imaginative way to use an old fire control tower made of tons of concrete by forced labour to defend Vienna in WW2. It has an unusual mix of fish and even some tiny free range tamarins scattered on its several floors. At...More

Thank AnnieHiggins
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Nice set-up of the animals, had a good time. View of Vienna was a big plus! Would definitely recommend a visit when you're close

Thank Copabananana
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Came here when visiting vienna for a week in june, can't say I expected much of an aquarium but it really did deliver! The exhibits are huge and plentiful and there's even a hot house room with crocodiles in water below and monkeys that roam...More

Thank G6767
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping
heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The
weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium
Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six
remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with
a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna
and the centre. One of the most historic sites in the
area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with
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Alexis M
11 June 2017|
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Response from HansMeer | Property representative |
No, there are no dogs allowed! They have free running monkeys and birds, that´s the reason why!
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17 May 2016|
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Response from RogierT | Reviewed this property |
Tripadvisor is not meant to accurately keep track of commercial attraction pricings - its a review/advisory site and not affiliated with the attractions. Hotels tend to affil with TA due to extensive exposure, i wouldnt look... More
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