National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam, Nha Trang

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Take a short tour of National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam to discover the diversity of marine life in the area. Established in 1922, the museum is situated in a grandiose French-style building from the colonial era. On the first floor of the museum you can admire an array of local fish, turtles, sea horses, seals, and other aquatic species. Go upstairs to view a whale skeleton, fishing and boating relics, stuffed marine animals, and rare specimens preserved in formaldehyde. Put National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam into our Nha Trang trip itinerary maker to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Nha Trang.
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  • When your half is busy with something that is not very interesting, you do one or one particularly nowhere, it is possible for a tick to visit this Museum, to enjoy the countless marine reptiles in banks, depicting fish and other creatures living in the depths . After the Museum a little afraid to go alone in the waters of the South China Sea, because you can afford more slightly strange entertainment in the resort town.
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  • Once you can see it was a good tour guide laughed heartily. Many flasks with sea creatures and dust.
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  • You can get there by bus 4 just 1 one stop before vinperla. watch is not what 3 aquarium with fish and whale skeleton and all
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  • Very good job considering it is government run with a focus on local education. Entry is less than $2usd and reachable on the No. 4 bus heading south. I liked the high diversity of displays. Many displays wouldn't come with a commercial operation like local fishing techniques and pollution education. Maybe the larger specimens were a little cramped seemed happy enough. I think things slowly change for the better given the improvement of reviews. 1st-worlders have their standards but remember, Vietnam is still developing, as this place will over time. This type of facility is definitely a step in the right direction as it educates locals to appreciate their own environment.
  • They have a wide variety of ocean animals and fish on display. Although the fish tanks appeared fairly clean, many of the larger fish and animals were living in terrible conditions. The saddest part was probably the sea turtles and the manatee they have, they looked so stressed and even sick, in their algae filled and cramped tanks. They do have a magnificent collection of preserved specimens, but it didn't make up for how some of the animals were housed.
  • This is a good place for education about sea creature. A lot of weird sea animal that had never seen before. They got seal, turtle, finding dory fish, stone fish, sea apple, whale bone, and more. Must visit and see by your own eyes. But this building not maintained well. Old and bad smell. Airconditioner not function. This place is easy to find due it using same road that goes to Vinpearl. You can take bus number 4 (Nha Trang city - Vinpearl) which is cost about 7k VND.
  • Don't go there is nothing to do and see. Just wasting time and money
  • Worth to visit. Some areas were not maintained really well, especially the place where some creatures were kept in like 500 jars, making the visit there somehow creepy. The other areas were quite enjoyable though, with some fishes (beautiful and non) I've never seen.

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