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Polaria, Tromso

2.2
Aquarium · Zoo / Aquarium
The most northerly aquarium on the planet, Polaria dedicates its exhibits to the wildlife and ecosystems of Norway's most extreme reaches. Visit the facility, housed in a building designed to resemble ice sheets, and explore its multitude of Artic display tanks. Although the city of Tromso itself is northern, the aquarium offers a special focus on the Svalbard archipelago. Wander the many exhibits dedicated to cold-water creatures, including shoreline dwellers, and stop by the open enclosure to visit its contingent of bearded seals. Afterward, take a stroll through the Arctic walkway portion of the center, which boasts a collection of heavy equipment and gear used in polar exploration. For travelers who use our online itinerary creator, Tromso holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Polaria and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • Visited the museum in general and of course lao saw the seals. Not a very interesting museum and not very interestingly set up, ll looked a little sad and worn down. Shame they didn’t do more with...  more »
  • Beside the seals and some fish basins it was small. There was an artic exhibition but was disappointed how it is prepared. Not very good for kids to teach them about the artic.  more »
  • The Aquarium is very nice and the staff is polite and easy to talk to. The seals are definitely the best part of the experience, while the fish are a bit less exciting. The gift shop is also very...  more »

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