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Maretarium

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Worth a visit to learn more about local fish species

The Maretarium concentrates on fishes living in the Baltic sea and Finnish lakes and rivers... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Nuttnick
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Helsinki, Finland
via mobile
Nice aquarium

Very interesting aquarium showing just Finnish fish species. However, "Finnish" was sometimes a bit... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Jellona
,
Espoo, Finland
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Sapokankatu 2, Kotka 48100, Finland
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+358 40 3110330
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

The Maretarium concentrates on fishes living in the Baltic sea and Finnish lakes and rivers. Therefore, someone who expects tropical fish tanks with shiny fishes might be a bit disappointed at first. However, highly interesting and educational to learn more about the fishes that exist...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

Very interesting aquarium showing just Finnish fish species. However, "Finnish" was sometimes a bit stretched... For example, they had plenty of sturgeons, even though they admitted that there are virtually no wild sturgeons left in Finland - sure, a hundred years ago Finland had plenty...More

Thank Jellona
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Only living things from Finnish nature is a spesiality of the place. Not must but ok to visit. Love to teach my kids by visitng here

Thank PeteFinland
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Maretarium houses a number of smallish and one larger fish tank with local fish species. The displays are not especially spectacular and some species dominate. The entrance is costly.

Thank Timo L
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Went to this place to pass a few hours enjoyed it even tough I'm not really interesting in fish . Place a bit small for 13 euro I expected more all over in 30 mins a bit expensive . Lovely staff working there

Thank Annette M
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We visited the Maretarium on a rainy day in August, kids (4.5 years and 2) were excited about the fish, the place is nice to visit, we also did some puzzles in the kids room and overall were happy about the way we spent this...More

Thank Alslonik
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Dull exposition, relatively expansive... Nothing to do there for more than 20min. Very disappointing actually. During fish feeding no translation available.

Thank Raia S
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The aquarium is rather small, but it's still a good place to spend 20-30 minutes on a rainy day. Go outside when it's sunny.

1  Thank rvs-ru
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Maretarium is not so big, but have many interests Finnish fish in aquariums, really nice implementation, we missed the show when a diver fed fish in large aquarium, it would be so interesting to see. We can recommend this place for children too, we visited...More

1  Thank Jorma M
Reviewed 20 June 2016

Great way to learn about the various fish we have here in Finland. Educational and fun at the same time.

Thank Timo M
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