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Sharjah Aquarium

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Address: Al Meena St, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 6 528 5288
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Mon - Thu 08:00 - 20:00
Fri 16:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 21:00
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US$ 70.00*
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Tour of Sharjah Aquarium and Maritime Museum
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US$ 75.00*
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Not as big as the Dubai aquarium, but very significantly cheaper and the admission includes admission to the maritime museum next door, which is also worth a visit. Located in... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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9 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Not as big as the Dubai aquarium, but very significantly cheaper and the admission includes admission to the maritime museum next door, which is also worth a visit. Located in a new, modern building on the waterfront. Includes the currently obligatory underwater tunnel. Good displays and an interesting collection of fish, amongs't others from both sides of the gulf. Well... More 

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Ajmer, India
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66 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sharjah Museums Department, established in 2006 by His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan bin Mohamed Al-Qasimi, aims to promote the emirate's legacy of arts. better on a hot summer afternoon,to go to the Sharjah Aquarium.

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Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The establishment is well built, clean and tidy. It is orderly and in an easy to follow sequence from the moment one enters the main access point till one is led to the exit. There are many exhibits of the history of the marine environment and life in Sharjah. There are also many different marine species or life presented. The... More 

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Emirate of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited this place a long time ago and they had a pretty decent collection of fish. it's one of the good attractions in Sharjah.

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Thank Yohani J
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sure I recommend this place for all sharjah visitors. Different kind of see specious and fun activities for families and couples.

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Thank Ghoson
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have visited this place several times. Our kids just love it. The entire development is so well maintained and there is so much to see. For the price, this is extra ordinary as in other places with similar display of marine life you may have to shell out a huge amount. Visitors are awed specially in their marine walk... More 

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Thank SamirMoosa
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited the Sharjah aquarium probably 4-5 times and each time I have had a great experience. The wide variety of fish and sea creatures that are on display make this place a fantastic family destination. There is a huge see-through tank made of re-enforced glass that has tunnels running through it so that you can have a holistic... More 

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Thank Muzammil K
Staffordshire, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We happened across the aquarium by chance as this is not our normal thing.. But this is a really well laid out attraction, the path you follow is entertaining and educating over three different levels on the same tank in one area above the waterline the middle of the tank and a tunnel under the water.. brilliant these types of... More 

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Thank Paul S
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

So this wasn't my first aquarium, been going to them since I was kid. And this one was nice and pleasant, polite staff. I think the size would point it to being small. I think they're are a lot of exhibits that can be added but size is limited probably, more freshwater exhibits, reptiles, etc. Given the price and size... More 

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Thank Imad J
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Aquarium is not all that, especially that you have to pay to get in. In all honesty you are better off staring at the fish tank in Dubai Mall for free than paying for this entrance.

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