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Ecomare

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Address: Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ De Koog, Texel, The Netherlands
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An educational day

visited the place with five adults and five kids. Their is a lot to see from educational exibition of the ecological system of the North Sea, to the porpoises and the seals in the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
WilcoB
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Uitgeest, The Netherlands

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Uitgeest, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

visited the place with five adults and five kids. Their is a lot to see from educational exibition of the ecological system of the North Sea, to the porpoises and the seals in the outside aquariums. The cellar offers some aquariums with inhabitants of the North Sea and a lab.

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United States
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340 reviews
191 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have no children and don't often go to zoos or aquariums, partially due to humane-treatment-of-animals issues. We did go to Ecomare and loved it. It's a bit expensive, yes, but we figure part of the price goes towards animal rescue/care operations. The seals were the highlight. The seal feeding was only in Dutch, but still fun to watch. The... More 

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Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

We went on a busy Saturday but we still had a great time and could find good spots to watch the feeding of the seals. There are a lot of other things to see and do besides the seals. Definitely recommend this for families.

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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

On Texel is nio much to do in Winter time so Ecomare was just a nice little change next to enjoying nature. Nice little museum and care center for seals. A bit more for children, but nice idea doing something for the environment too.

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Thank Tolga71
Almere, The Netherlands
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75 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

Ecomare is much more than an attraction to go through mindlessly, you can learn a lot and come to understand how important the sea is and all life that lives in the sea. They do a lot of good things and deserve anyone's support. Even our 11 month old granddaughter watched the fish with amazement.

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Thank Ruud J
The Hague, The Netherlands
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I used to go here as a kid on our summer holidays. Went back as a 32 year old and it was fantastic. There's multiple basins, they now have porpoises too, not just seals and birds. There's a lot to see inside as well. Very impressed with the new whale room with lots of skeletons of different whales. You could... More 

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Bussum, The Netherlands
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104 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Here you find everything about sealife and nature from Texel and other isles. Very good for children's education and even for yours. Nice to visit on a rainy day and find out what life on an isle can be interesting. Of course the sealions and others are very pretty to see.

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Thank wimpie10
Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We timed our visit so that we can catch both the dolphin and the seals demonstrations/feedings. Between those events, we visited the museum and aquarium and learned a lot about the ecology and history of the area. The museum is very modern, with many interactive displays and very child-friendly. It has information about life in the sea and on the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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90 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

A wide range of expositions, all related to the island and its habitants. Worthwhile to visit when being in Texel

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Thank Karin G
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138 reviews
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

Nice little sea museum with a busy aquarium and sea-lions to see. This activity should be planned on a rainy day but of course can be appreciated with good weather :-)

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