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Public Aquarium of Brussels

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
Dec 29, 2017
“Good to visit but not Aquarium of the bigger fish as what would be expected ”
Oct 26, 2017
“It's not a big city zoo; but on a rainy day, worth a visit”
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Avenue Emile Bossaert 27, Brussels 1081, Belgium
+32 2 414 02 09
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Had a great visit. Lots of great fish and so refreshing it wasn't just full of sharks and rays. The owners are true fish lovers. We chatted to one of them as we left and he was really kind and knowlegable about the city. Really...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

If you’re expecting the big huge fish - this is not a place for you. Overall though this place is a lovely collection from fish from across the world and if listening to the droning audio guide can take the visit in addition of 1hr...More

Thank Stephen M
Reviewed 26 October 2017

The first thing you need to know is that the public aquarium of Brussels sounds bigger than it is. For Americans who are used to large aquariums with dolphins, sharks, sea lions, and penguins, my message is: you're not going to find that in Brussels....More

Thank Philip A
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

This aquarium is definitely somewhere worth visiting. Not only were the fish terribly cute, but the audio guide was extremely informative- who knew that goldfish like spinach?!

Thank Starsky66666
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Small but very nice place. The audio guide was great addition. Colorful and adorable. Great place to go with kids and of you like aquarium.

Thank Ainars K
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The aquarium was small and mostly had fish. It's hard to write this review as I've been to some of the biggest and best aquariums in the world and this is a small aquarium. We enjoyed pottering round it for about half an hour, but...More

1  Thank tanky
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Our 10 year old daughter asked for her birthday to be celebrated here. It was both informative and educational as well as entertaining. All the kids had a great time and Kelly was superb as a tri-lingual guide and organizer. I had not come across...More

1  Thank LondonTelegramSam
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

It's very small and the so are all the exhibits. It wasn't terrible but certainly not impressive at all. Something to do with kids to get out of the rain.

2  Thank Mama B
Reviewed 14 July 2015

Currently living in Dubai, it's unfair to judge other aquariums in the world. This one is off the beaten path a bit, expect some walking and use of Google maps. But the kids enjoyed it and the staff were definitely "pro-kid" in their setup and...More

1  Thank Michael B
Reviewed 27 May 2015

For this non-retail fish store to get 3.5 stars is really an overvalue. 50 tanks? Yes, but so does my local pet store, and if I a hint show interest, my local pet store will also tell me all about the fish, where they came...More

1  Thank 6193Brandy
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