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Aquarium and Marine Science & Fisheries Centre

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Address: Ministry of Fisheries, Near Marina Bandar Al Rowda | Sidab, Muscat 113, Oman
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+968 24 736449
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Something different in Oman

Very well located in the quiet area. One can enjoy some basic things of marine life. Good visit for all ages.

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gustavo B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very well located in the quiet area. One can enjoy some basic things of marine life. Good visit for all ages.

Thank Gustavo B
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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319 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nicely maintained and located in the calm area. One can get basic marine living things life. Good visit for all type of ages.

Thank grajesh
Muscat, Oman
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29 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

By European standards this centre is rather basic but it is worth a visit. The staff were very friendly and it shows that Oman is moving forward in this field. Well done.

Thank CDH-6
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Visited as part of trip to marina and lunch there. Calm and impressive place with great display, lovely outing

Thank Pepi_Guido
Muscat, Oman
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This aquarium is very clean. There are many type of fishes and also its exhibition. Recommend to visit.

3 Thank SURUJI
Muscat Governorate, Oman
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42 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

A small but beautiful aquarium, worth a visit for muscateers. Kids will enjoy it thoroughly. A Clean and maintained place

2 Thank JAISON10
New Delhi, India
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2014

Dolphin watching was something I had never done before and thus I was looking forward to it eagerly. Whales and dolphins inhabit Oman’s long and varied coastline. Gladly, one does not need to go far, dolphins can be spotted in the azure waters of Muscat at the Marina Bandar and thats in the city. I would say we had a... More 

9 Thank Pendown
Muscat, Oman
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96 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2014 via mobile

The place was closed for renovation. There wasn't any live specimens seen. They ought to have a proper aquatic museum... Its about time!

8 Thank Vishnu N
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 May 2014

It was OK as this aquarium has such beauty idyl creatures but such small tanks. I have heard PDO is going to build a bigger better one.

1 Thank armyhiop21
Muscat, Oman
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 215 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2013

Called the number listed for this place but the phone was never answered. Visited the place today to check it out and was informed that this is closed since a few weeks for renovation. It isnt expected to be open in the next 6 months :(

6 Thank alanjoro

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