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Acuario Municipal de Mendoza

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Ituzaingo 1430 esq. Bs As 5500, Mendoza, Argentina
+54 261 425-3824
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Awfull place, animals live in horrible conditions, a giant sea turtle is tortured

It is the worst example of animal torture: dark, little, dirty, no sand no vegetables on the tanks... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Mic M
Small but more than I expected

It is not really big, but it has enough diversity of species and is really cheap. There is a... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2016
Cecilia R
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Mendoza, Argentina
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This municipally managed aquarium was the first aquarium in the country, and houses fish, amphibians, reptiles, snails and a collection of fossils and semiprecious rocks.
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good34%
  • Average37%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
17 Aug 2017
“Awfull place, animals live in horrible conditions, a giant sea turtle is tortured”
15 Mar 2016
“Small but more than I expected”
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Ituzaingo 1430 esq. Bs As 5500, Mendoza, Argentina
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+54 261 425-3824
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

It is the worst example of animal torture: dark, little, dirty, no sand no vegetables on the tanks, the worst place you can imagine for an animal

Thank Mic M
Reviewed 16 March 2016

It is not really big, but it has enough diversity of species and is really cheap. There is a children park next to it, so after the visit you can go and play your kids ;).

Thank Cecilia R
Reviewed 5 February 2016

Its a nice place to visit, specially in summer when is super hot is a good alternative to go with the family and kids, is a nice place very well maintain.

Thank daniela a
Reviewed 3 February 2016 via mobile

Beautifull !!specially George the tourtle in did.. The fishes are so nice.. the space are to small but good... and the park who was back it s terrific!!

Thank carolina d
Reviewed 1 April 2015

We ended up visiting the aquarium one afternoon because you get free entrance when you buy a ticket to the city museum. It is a small place, although they do have separate salt and fresh water sections, and a nice display of shells and starfish...More

Thank Lucy T
Reviewed 24 February 2015 via mobile

The 3$ entrance fee is an indication of what you will get. There are a few aquariums of clown fish, pirhanas, a huge turtle in the centre display, a pond with many, many turtles and a good number of weird species. If you read every...More

Thank 432JamesD
Reviewed 1 October 2014

This place is I am sure interesting for kids but it is also a nice Mendoza attraction to visit for adults. You will see fish and turtles on display and some information supplied even in English. There is a fountain right outside and a park...More

4  Thank podrozniczka60
Reviewed 24 May 2014

If you find yourself in Mendoza for an extra afternoon and you don't particularly want to drink wine (again!), this is a nice little place to visit as you are walking around..(i wouldn't particularly plan a day around it).. some interesting fish and a few...More

Thank gizmo1987
Reviewed 19 April 2014 via mobile

“Slavery is slavery, and it does not depend on the species of the slave any more than it depends on gender, race, or religion".

2  Thank Nati O
Reviewed 25 February 2014

There we were taking the Hop-On and Hop-Off City Tour Bus (well-priced and comfortable at a bargain price) when little did we know that in deciding to walk from one stop to the next we were in the midst of the local “red-light zone”. Lying...More

2  Thank Cathy_Civy
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