Marine Aquarium and Museum, Kota Kinabalu
(3/5 based on 25+ reviews on the web)
Learn about marine life at Marine Aquarium and Museum, a cultural institution showcasing different aquatic ecosystems and their inhabitants. With a good collection of creatures and plants displayed in natural-looking tanks--including sea turtles, mangroves, and tropical fish--the facility offers a particularly good option for younger visitors, who may be unable to explore the island's underwater areas in the wild. The site offers a wealth of information panels and interactive experiences. The facility is linked to the local university, as it is a leading research facility detailing different ecosystems, the dangers they face, and what can be done to protect them. Put Marine Aquarium and Museum and other Kota Kinabalu attractions into our Kota Kinabalu vacation route planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • You must pay RM10.60 for entrance (adult) or RM5.30 for student rate. this is university Malaysia Sabah aquarium and marine museum. Small place, just have 3 biq aquarium.. 
  • I love diving. I would never recommend people visiting aquariums so yeah these places should not exist. 
  • 入场须买票,不会很贵。很小的水族馆,可是种类不是很多。重点是在里面可以看到很大,很长的鱼。里面有视频室,展示各种类的鱼。 
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  • This aquarium is a non profitable facility by the Borneo Marine Research Institute. Despite having a rather small size, the museum do have plenty to offer. Seeing the green turtle swimming happily in the tank is how most marine science students of the university spend their time between classes as it is very calming.
  • A hidden treasure for kids
  • University in my Aquarium. A quiet 30 minutes can be enough to see
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  • Would you hear the Aquarium for a while if there are many time
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