Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree, Paris

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#6 of 14 in Zoos & Aquariums in Ile-de-France
Built for the colonial exhibition of 1931, the former Musée des Colonies retains the tropical aquarium, Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree, from this period. At this site, you can experience a learning trail, primitive and electric fish, and the ocean life of Asian waters and of Africa and South America. Don’t forget to check out the unforgettable shows featuring the crocodile pit, intimidating sharks, and deadly piranhas. The crocodiles were brought from Dakar in 1948, and other watery residents include cuttlefish and luminous deep-water species.

Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree also features a diverse collection of aquatic fauna and flora of the warm seas, and offers many activities for children and adults to help them better understand the aquatic life and the influences man has on the environment. To plan Paris vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Partial renovation, free access! Good surprise! Aquariums are interesting, but regrettably, no information on the proposed specimens. It's a very beautiful place, a super Sunday ride
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  • Despite his age, this well maintained aquarium remains a welcoming and lively, attraction unless one is crammed. The regular renewal of rare species and their beauty to make interesting discoveries and it teaches still new. The presentation is generally quite playful, even if progress is still desirable. We recommend this place discreet and surprising to have a good time, especially in family.
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  • Went 1 year old 3 year old child and spent an hour or so. I would be happy if a small child. Pricing is from, children were EUR 7 parents free of charge. Went to no. 1 on Sunday, but the Immigration Museum was free, but the Aquarium was paid.
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  • Lots of beautiful and interesting fish. A good place to visit with kids.
  • A small aquarium at affordable price. In many markets inside and out. Fish, turtles, alligators, and corals... to see
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  • The aquarium is not huge but the price to be expected. There are still quite a few aquarium and a few surprises. The species are rather interesting
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  • A really nice little aquarium. Lots of animals to see. Really liked my daughter (2 years). She got bored.
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  • Good looking! Two remarks: disabled access and strollers by a "real" hoist... The Palm 🤔mais come back to the electrician that has disfigured the ceiling of the entrance hall with the shafts of the worst effect or then maybe he was directed to proceed like this...
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