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Estran Cite de la Mer, Dieppe

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Learn about shipbuilding, fishing, and oceanic science at Estran Cite de la Mer, a museum dedicated to showcasing and documenting the history of these regional industries. Explore the museum's array of exhibits about the development of maritime commerce and fishing in Normandy since ancient times. Immerse yourself in traditional boat-building techniques, the evolution of fishing technology, and even methods of cooking, preparing, and preserving fish. Don't miss the museum's aquarium section, where you can see up close some of the local aquatic species native to the area. Keep in mind that while displays are mostly in French, you can grab an English-language audio guide. Arrange to visit Estran Cite de la Mer and other attractions in Dieppe using our Dieppe tourist route planner.
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  • Been here a few times, I like the floor level aquarium where you can touch the fish. The rest of the museum paints a nice picture of Dieppe's fishing industry. I thought the entrance fee was worth the...  more »
  • An interesting view of life in a fishing village with some interesting exhibits. Kids will love the aquarium especially the floor level tank where touching is encouraged - and the Rae are very friendl...  more »
  • We balked a little at the price of admission to be honest yet once immersed it became a fascinating visit, full of history about the coast and the industry there. The fish tanks are a sorry sight thou...  more »
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  • Loved it. Would recommend. Friendly staff and very interesting little museum and aquarium.
  • lots of fun!
  • I go with my class. It was cool I liked. The staff is a little strict level don't even touch almost anything not windows or there are models inside. (That's why I have take off a star).
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  • Very interesting. From A to Z on the sea from the fisherman to the cliff, poisons...
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  • Very nice Museum. Space on renewable energy is clear enough.
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