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The Aquarium and the Black Sea Museum

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Not worth the visit

Seriously the fish should be rehomed before the place falls to pieces. Glad we found other things... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Redcar, United Kingdom
a bit of a dissapointment

Not sure this place worth the money. Maybe the fossil exibition, for the ones who are interested in... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Timisoara, Timis, Romania
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12 Jul 2017
“Small but interesting”
29 Jan 2017
Varna, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

Seriously the fish should be rehomed before the place falls to pieces. Glad we found other things to do after this visit or the day would have been a washout. The most drab colourless conditions and it took 20 minutes at the most.

Thank msjuliesaunders
Reviewed 16 July 2017

Not sure this place worth the money. Maybe the fossil exibition, for the ones who are interested in such. There are many many fossils , some of them in professional cathegory as far as i can see. The live stock is poor. Some aquarium fish,...More

Thank Sza_bee
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This is not easy to locate in the Sea Gardens but when you do it is very cheap to enter. it is very small but it is interesting to see the marine life that is in and around the Black Sea.

1  Thank priorysides
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Walking around the Sea Garden and Varna in general, we stopped by the Aquarium for a coffee and to view the attractions. The dolphins seemed to be well cared for and the attractions were clean and accessible. It was a surprise to find this place,...More

1  Thank davidpipgras
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

It's not the best or the newest aquarium in the world but is an interesting attraction in the city of Varna. No more than 150 species of fish and marine life form, but is kids friendly and it's a way to spend the afternoon. If...More

Thank Marius N
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Ironically, it's a little bit bigger than home aquarium :) Quite old and limited fishes and facilities. Honestly, Varna deserves better one!

Reviewed 29 August 2016

I didn't rate the aquarium 1 star because my 1.5 year old boy enjoyed it so much, but there is a joke calling few fishes aquarium. You enter in the building, pay (the ticked is very cheap) and there is a small room, and there...More

Thank Skoo84
Reviewed 30 December 2015

The exhibition is not very rich compared to Yokohama or Sidney aquariums, but the place has a lot of provincial charm and is a nice way to spend couple of hours in a historical building in Varna Sea garden.

1  Thank Lubomir S
Reviewed 10 October 2015 via mobile

it's not worth it ... i went there to see living fishes not in jars. i hated it and i had to pay 4leva to see nothing... i felt like in a pet shop.

Thank Kesler F
Reviewed 29 July 2015

It's a small aquarium located in the Sea Garden and is OK for 30/40 minutes with kids. I'm sure the city of Varna could do more with the space It's all a bit...underwhelming.

Thank SofiaRodin
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Kio T
5 August 2017|
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Response from Marius N | Reviewed this property |
The price I can't remember, but it was cheap, around 5 leva BGN for adults. for the live dolphins you have to go to the Dolphinarium, down the road, but when I was there(during Eater) it was close due to the national... More