The Musée Océanographique or the National Institute of Marine Sciences and Technologies Museum by the Gulf of Tunis is a long standing marine research facility that also exhibits marine life and natural history. Set up on the small island connected with the mainland, the Musée Océanographique is adorned with a few life size fossil skeletons of the pre-historic dinosaurs, offering great photographic opportunity. The pool at the entrance has lots of turtles and goldfishes wriggling around. Extensive natural habitats in the form of aquariums are created to keep the various types of fishes like puffer fish, gold fish and piranhas, eels and sting rays. There are also preserved bodies of raptor birds, lobsters, seals, octopuses. The interior too is adorned with animal models and skeletons.
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How to Reach Musee Oceanographique
- Train TGM to stop : Carthage Salammbo
- Train TGM to stop : Carthage Byrsa