Ocean Museum Prof. Eliezer de Carvalho Rios, Rio Grande

(4.4/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
Founded in 1953, Ocean Museum Prof. Eliezer de Carvalho Rios explores the dynamics of ocean life, through exhibitions of models, displays, and, of course, aquariums with live marine animals. Learn not just about the wildlife, but the process of oceanographic research itself, and see some of the equipment used by scientists to explore the ocean depths. The museum's collection of over 50,000 mollusk shells is considered one of the most important in South America. Work out when and for how long to visit Ocean Museum Prof. Eliezer de Carvalho Rios and other Rio Grande attractions using our handy Rio Grande itinerary planner.
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  • About thirty years ago I visited this Museum and there were thousands of exposed shells. Now, panels, text, very little real material of the sea. Now who has traveled and visited the Lisbon and Barcelona Aquarium, feels wrong to arrive with expectations so brutally dashed. What's the point of hiding the acquis? Underestimate the public's curiosity for clams? We return to Rio Grande in January 2017 and not returned.
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  • The Museum is amazing and the kids loved it. There you are taken to an incredible journey, on Jurassic marine life and lunar. All in one place!
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  • Great place for learning, many informational banners, and animal parts to be seen. I, as a biologist, I love the future site.
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