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Acquario civico, Milan

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Acquario civico, Milan's free city aquarium, is a great place to cool down and enjoy a variety of aquatic life. The Art Nouveau building is the third-oldest aquarium in Europe, built in 1906 for the International Exhibition of Milan. Inside, you'll find a number of salt- and freshwater exhibits, as well as photo galleries and traveling displays. Particularly notable is the freshwater mountain stream exhibit, which recreates the ecosystem within a snowmelt-fed stream. Here you'll see the high current and pebble bottom characteristic of this environment, along with the small, flat-bodied, or hooked-appendaged creatures adapted to it. Arrange your visit to Acquario civico and discover more family-friendly attractions in Milan using our Milan day trip planning app .
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  • €5 entrance and eventually children stay free definitely right congratulations. l Aquarium is logical offers for the cost you pay but the kids enjoyed it tremendously, turns in a short time which is just long enough to not get to the boredom of children.
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  • Shame, shame really! Could really be kept better than that. The Interior is small but nice, especially the area of the tanks where are played the natural environments. But the exterior is really distressing and immaculately kept. Recommended for younger children. In my opinion doing changes, you may attract many more people.
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  • Is located within the parco Sempione (between the civic Arena and the Sforzesco Castle) is the third oldest aquarium in Europe. It is not absolutely comparable to other aquariums as that of Genoa is much much smaller. But the story of Aquarium exhibition tells the story of the water from when precipitation falls into a river and arrive at the sea so the different Italian marine environments are presented in the various basins, there is just one lane outside the path that plays the Red Sea Cliff. The tanks are located Narayan shaped so you can decide how to begin the path. Admission 3 euros reduced nine euros. There is a large garden and a large terrace that make it prestigious. We are in the year many initiatives for children and families, as well as numerous concerts and conferences. Everybody can realize events and parties.
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  • Very nice place for the price we paid. 3 euros for students and 5 for adults. My kid loved it. It's a small place with small variety of fish. Well maintained inside although outside ponds were terrible. Overall its a very nice place to spend a few hours with your family and kids.
  • Such a beautiful aquarium! Slightly small but with many different things to see. Also the staff is super helpful and polite. Low admission price.
  • As I was writing a review for this aquarium whilst sipping on a 50¢ coffee upstairs in the building, a young cockroach fell on my face and I decided maybe I'd take that 2 star rating down to a 1 star. There's some cute fishies but not an awful lot in here. Normally entrance is €5 but for some reason they let us in for free, probably best they did as I think I'd be v disappointed if I paid €5 to have a date with a cockroach.
  • Basic but interesting and varied selection of fish. Descriptions not so good thiugh
  • very very small aquarium good for short visit with kids. kids are free to enter and adult are for 5 eur.
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