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Acquario civico

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Viale G.Gadio 2, 20100 Milan, Italy
+39 02 8844 5392
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Free admission is a huge selling point of this Milanese treasure, the city’s aquarium. Both children and adults will have a ball here observing live fish, the museum’s photographic galleries, and limited-time exhibitions.
  • Excellent17%
  • Very good45%
  • Average25%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible3%
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“sea creatures” (2 reviews)
“exotic fish” (2 reviews)
“museum card” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Viale G.Gadio 2, 20100 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
+39 02 8844 5392
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Reviewed 12 November 2017

Hi, This aquarium is located in the Sempione Park. The entry to this aquarium is covered in the Tourist Museum card. So we did not have to pay anything for entry. It is well worth a visit if you are visiting the Sempione Park.

Thank RPanicher
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Quite good and interesting aquarium, located in the Parco Sempione. We stumbled in when it was free entry, but the ticket is quite cheap anyway. It's not very big, but is very well organized. Worth seeing.

Thank Aleksandar S
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Loved this aquarium. Visited with our 5 year old and had low expectations having read some previous reviews. But it was a great experience. Firstly the building itself is totally amazing, so detailed and perfect. The aquarium is small but very pleasant and had just...More

Thank MrsPacho
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The small but interesting aquarium was established in 1906 as a part of the International Exhibition held in Milan to celebrate the opening of the Simplon tunnel. The building was designed by design of the architect Sebastiano Locati and is considered as one of the...More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Free for kids and only €5 for adults this was good value for money. It's a nice room with approx 20 tanks varying in size, nicely presented in modern looking tanks. Good value for money as something interesting to do in nice cool, air-conditioned surroundingso.

Thank bj1980
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We ran into the Acquario civico by chance, while walking in the Parco Sempione. We had a quick look, but we saw nothing particularly special or extravagant, or anything that would make us recommend it. However if this is the only aquarium there is, and...More

Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 17 June 2017

This is probably more aimed at families with small children and school trips with workshops. As an Aquarium it is disappointing and the entire collection, which is not particularly interesting, can be viewed in about 15 minutes.

1  Thank Tina S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Went to the aquarium on a fairly warm day so it was nice to be inside. I could tell from the building that it wasn't going to be large. The tanks were interesting and I liked that they presented different types of waterways and their...More

1  Thank KaPete111
Reviewed 24 March 2017

This is not a kind of aquariums with huge tanks and sharks swimming around you, but it is quite fine to spend an hour with the kids inside. The price of 5 euro for the adults (for children the entrance is free) is a bit...More

4  Thank Boris B
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Situated on the right hand side of Parco Semione, this aquarium can easily be missed due to the fact that it doesn’t look like an aquarium from the outside and the signage isn’t very big so keep your eyes open. With a 5 euro entrance...More

1  Thank csalmon79
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