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Estran Cite de la Mer, Dieppe
(3.9/5 based on 130+ reviews on the web)
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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  • We went this afternoon to visit the city and really very disappointed. Indeed too much reading (display all) not enough movies, just a few things sailors interressants. Aging building inside and outside. Finally small aquarium, nothing transcendent. The excessive rate of 7.50 admission is for me unsuitable.
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  • My 3 year old son went there and he loved it .it has even seen how eat starfish. He could discover fish from the boats...
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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 »
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  • Loved it. Would recommend. Friendly staff and very interesting little museum and aquarium.
  • lots of fun!
  • For the price it's rather not so bad because I pay 7 euro is not either the Museum of the century
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  • Not bad as a museum especially for children. Make extra activities, otherwise it's a bit short.
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  • Very nice, very interactive for children I recommend.
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