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Acquario civico

#165 of 1,022 things to do in Milan
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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.
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Viale G.Gadio 2, 20100 Milan, Italy
Centro Storico
+39 02 8844 5392
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In a rainy day where do go with kids? We wanted to see the fishs 😁 . My two year old was super happy going round this little circle for thousend time, but my 7 year old was a bit disepointed. She thought this acuarim...More

Thank idrizis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very sad.. The Aquarium itself is tiny, the tanks are miniscule and just generally the fish look sad and drab. One single 'ok' tank with tropical fish, the rest of the expo features grey, plain lakefish. The outdoors section killed the entire experience further, unkempt,...More

Thank 589martas
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We went to the museum as part of 3-day museum card. We were fairly disappointed with the museum. The exhibition is tiny. It took us about 15 minutes to look through it. Furthermore, the exhibition is not that interesting. There was only one aquarium with...More

2  Thank ausbaz
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this tiny aquarium. Apparently it is free at certain times but it cost us €5 each entry. It has an indoor and a little outdoor area. Don’t go expecting to spend long there as we were only there for about...More

Thank MsEMFox
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

This is a pleasant aquarium but not a gigantic one. There’s an impressive fountain at the front of the building with a statue of Neptune and a hippopotamus, and inside there are interesting exhibits that give you a snapshot of different aquatic ecosystems. Nice balcony...More

1  Thank AlexB10499
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

It was OK. Very small place with few fishes. Although little Kids like It. The aquarium in creteheraklion is much better.

Thank Extraordinary716215
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is not a big place but an interesting place to visit. If you are there on free Tuesdays or get the Milan tourist museum card.

Thank Denise S
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Its good for a 10mins walk, 5eur/pers. I would say the exibitions are interesting, the problem is that i saw few empty spots inside and out also. Needs some remodeling.

Thank mihaicosmind
Reviewed 15 April 2018

We rather enjoyed this aquarium - yes it's pretty small but then at 5 euros for adults (free for kids) I wouldn't expect something massive. It's in a charming building on the edge of Sempione Park and has an area outside with some ponds too....More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

Nice little place on the outskirts of the Fort. Not very big and can be done in about 10 minutes ... it’s free

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