La Cite De La Mer

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  • Address: Allée du Président Menut, 50100 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
  • Timings: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +33-233202669
  • Ticket Price: 18 EUR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, Family And Kids

La Cite De La Mer is a maritime museum in Cherbourg city of France. Built in 1933, this marvellous museum tells the tale of Man’s adventure under the sea. The museum is located in the Cruise terminal of Cherbourg, and was reopened in 2002 as a scientific and historical museum. One of the major attractions of La Cite De La Mer, is the Titanic exhibition, dedicated to the majestic streamliner and its entire journey from its inception to destruction.The Redoutable, French Navy’s first SSBN submarine is kept here, which makes it the world’s largest submarine in the world open for public exposition. You can also listen to the Captain of the submarine talking about his life on board and sharing his experiences. The museum also has a 10 metres high and 8 metres wide, cylindrical aquarium, which displays the successive marine life forms in order of the depth at which they exist. There is a fascinating underwater expedition for the visitors, inside a digitized building. Highlights and must sees include:

  • Titanic, return to Cherbourg
  • The Redoutable
  • Great hall for temporary exhibitions
  • Abyssal Aquarium

La Cite De La Mer Travel Tips

  • For safety reasons, children below 5 years of age are not allowed to visit Le Redoutable submarine.

Entrance Ticket Details For La Cite De La Mer

  • Children from 5 to 17 years:  EUR 13
  • 0 to 5 years (accompanied by an adult with a ticket): Free

How to Reach La Cite De La Mer

  • By train to Paris St-Lazare station/ Caen/ Cherbourg by Corail Intercity train.
  • By Ferry: From Portsmouth to Cherbourg, Caen or Saint Malo, From poole to Cherbourg.

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  • La Cite De La Mer Address: Allée du Président Menut, 50100 Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
  • La Cite De La Mer Contact Number: +33-233202669
  • La Cite De La Mer Timing: 09:30 am - 06:00 pm
  • La Cite De La Mer Price: 18 EUR
  • Best time to visit La Cite De La Mer(preferred time): 09:30 am - 01:30 pm
  • Time required to visit La Cite De La Mer: 03:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Cherbourg include La Cite De La Mer in their plan

  • 89.83% of people start their La Cite De La Mer visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see La Cite De La Mer

Tuesday, Friday and Saturday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting La Cite De La Mer

People normally club together Basilique Sainte-trinite and Parc Emmanuel Liais while planning their visit to La Cite De La Mer.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • How do I pre-book tickets from the UK - 2 x Senior Adults - 3 x Children (aged 5-9-12) Thank You

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    • You can buy the tickets for La Cite De La Mer online from the official website of the museum. 

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