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Containing more than 2000 species and over 5000 specimens of marine and wildlife, the Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum contains the largest collection of mummified sharks, dolphins, sea turtles, fossils, birds, reptiles, and mammals, in addition...more
We had the pleasure of visiting the museum today. Our guide gave us a great tour in English, showing us through several rooms of animals and minerals. It's not the Smithsonian, but it reminded me of county science museums in the States. Everything was nicely...More
I was surprised to see some small animals along the road from the large caves to the ones where you with a small boat through the caves. Now I read that it is even called a museum.More
Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Henk P
Ali Y, Manager at Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018
I think you mistaked the small animal in cages in Jieta grotto for a museum, our museum is a separate institute to Jieta grotto near it but not inside it.
We have more than 5000 specimens on display from insects, reptiles, mammals, birds,...More
The place was developed based on the passion of a Lebanese dentist, and I was impressed to see the results of more than 10 years of research and collecting of the museum content. Kids will definitely enjoy visiting, but be aware that the smell in...More
We went there on our way to the Grotto in Jeita. The animals presented were cool and fun to look at but there was little to no information on them. (Name, where found, age etc.) sometimes there was an arabic newspaper article stuck to the...More
Being native to the region I was surprised by the fact that everything stuffed there was caught / found in Lebanon. The tour was decent but my friends and I really enjoyed the aquatic section of the place. Service was slow for food but you...More
I was expecting something great but... There was nothing great there and it smells horrible. There's only a bunch of creepy stuffed animalsMore
Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rony M
Ali Y, Owner at Lebanese Marine and Wildlife Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016
As owner of the museum, I honestly don't care if you hate it!
You're visiting a zoology museum, the only thing you would see in a zoology museum anywhere in the world is a bunch of creep stuffed animals. If you don't understand the difference...More