Cité de l'Océan, Biarritz

Categories: Tourist Spots, Educational Sites
Inspirock Rating:
2.1/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web
Dive into Cité de l'Océan to understand more about aquatic life. Where does the water in the oceans come from? How are waves formed? Did Atlantis really exist? Would we be here if the ocean never existed? Is the ocean in danger today?

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  • Place rather stripped at first but eventually the various workshops are very interesting and fun. Must visit. Lovely & attentive staff.
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  • Fun place for all information on the oceans and seas of our land. Very well designed, movies in 2-D and 3-d super interesting, especially the one made by the son Cousteau. We believe it. Try surfing, without getting wet, c ' is funny (in virtual). Plunge in virtual in the middle of the fish I would gladly.
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  • Only half the exhibits are in English or Spanish; several exhibits failed to work including Sauvetage. The Virtual Tour 360 includes a small number of fish/amphibians that are way too common, and well...  read more »
  • Good use of technology to teach ocean science. Large open space inside museum allows students and families access to installations, without being too crowded. I enjoyed my time here and could recommend it for an afternoon out.
  • Check out 'Wheels and Waves'
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  • Disappointed. It is almost all the time standing and it is tiring. Too many helmets are HS. Interactivity is very limited.
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