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More than just a simple aquarium, Nausicaa, National Sea Centre, is the largest European complex entirely devoted to the universe of marine life. Nausicaa offers an entertaining, educational and scientific visit, raising public awareness about the...more
Hours Today: 9:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Boulevard Sainte-Beuve, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France
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In my opinion, this place is very overrated. I think the entrance fee is way too much for what you get in return. Moreover they let an undefined amount of people in which makes it way too crowded inside. Especially stay away if you plan...More
Miriam C, Community manager at Nausicaa National Sea Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago
Nausicaá had a record crowd yesterday. Like many tourist sites, the number of visitors is bigger during holidays, especially on rainy days.
Important actions have been put in place by our crew to welcome you in the best conditions: orientation to the nearest car...More
Last 2 years we have visited 3 big and well known aquariums in Europe, i.e.: Lisbon Ocenanrium, Aquarium Barcelona and Nausicaa in Boulogne sur Mer. Comparing Nausicaa with the other two aquariums we have to say that - yes, it has got the biggest single...More
Very good experience indeed! The family thoroughly enjoyed the visit (2x adults; 2x under-10s).
The food could have been more clearly priced, but that is a very minor comment in an overall excellent experience!
We spent some time in the Pas de Calais region this year instead of just rushing through.
If you have time, this aquarium is well worth a visit, whilst not on the scale of some of the larger international aquariums in the world like Monteray...More
Wow! We were really impressed with this aquarium as the quality of the exhibits and the range of species was incredible. My boys, aged 7 & 9, absolutely loved it and there was plenty to keep them interested all day. It loses one mark for...More