Cité de l'Océan, Biarritz
(2.3/5 based on 380+ 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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  • Not easy to find his way without any indication from the corniche... at first a sleek space that can be scary, but the discoveries are numerous and exposure on the rising waters reminded our homework. A fun animation of virtual surfing at the end of the friendly visit but which reminded me my limits...
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  • Nice area, but not sufficient museography for this region facing the ocean. Missing in other all the surfing part which is an undeniable wealth of the region. Some attractions like the storm on the deck of the boat aground is totally uninteresting, that of Mare Nostrum in Montpellier really puts you in the mood. Ditto on diving bathyscaphe in Cape Breton trough, very bad topic, it remains on his end without really understanding. Although Cousteau 3D film. Some didactic devices work properly... already! Can do better...
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  • a museum that often also hosts other exhibitions and events. one of the most important is the meeting which takes place in June. weels & waves. not to be missed!
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  • 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'
  • J'ai trouvé cet endroit assez nul
  • Nice place to see for the life of the oceans. Extremely fun, several workshops for all ages, we sy fun regardless of age. Friendly
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  • Very interesting, our children are loved and so do we. Very beautiful architecture, 3 D animations are bluffing, "the ocean and its secrets" stations hyper interesting, the batyscaphe, finally what, the staff is very nice. We also tested the snack and have been amazed at the quality of what we were served with kindness: excellent. Only downside: getting there the signage is a little lacking.
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