Acquario CivicoCurrently Closed
- Address: Viale G. B. Gadio, 2, 20121 Milano, Italy
- Timings: 09:30 am - 05:30 pm Details
- Phone: +39-0288465750
- Ticket Price: 5 EUR
- Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
- Tags: Aquarium, Entertainment, Family And Kids
Acquario Civico - Review
It's important to temper expectations as you walk into this aquarium. Established in 1905, it is one of Europe's oldest, and while it was quite the sensation at that time, there are obviously far better aquariums now. Still, it is housed in a lovely neo-classical building of hand painted tiles and delicate friezes. It has over 100 species of marine life, most of which focus on Italian coasts and waterways. Check out the to the statue of Neptune, the Roman God of Water, in front of the aquarium. Check the aquarium website for upcoming special events and exhibits.
Acquario Civico Information
- Flash photography not allowed.
Acquario Civico Ticket Prices
- EUR 3 for reduced categories.
- Free after 4:30pm, Tuesdays after 2pm, and first Sunday of the month .
Acquario Civico Hours
- Last admission at 5pm.
How To reach Acquario Civico by Public Transport
- Bus 57 stop Acquario Civico.
- Subway M2 stop Lanza
- Trams 2, 4, 12, 14; Bus 61 stop Lanza m2
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Things to Know Before Visiting Acquario Civico
2.37% of people who visit Milan include Acquario Civico in their plan
11 AM - 12 PM
88.24% of people start their Acquario Civico visit around 11 AM - 12 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Acquario Civico
58.82% of people prefer walking in order to reach Acquario Civico
Acquario Civico Trips
Acquario Civico, Milan Reviews
a lovely liberty style building built for international exhibition is the civic aquarium. it is an interesting collection that show not only sea species but above all river and lake species resident in the mountain around Milan. it is not a big exhibition but you can spend a good time, particularly in the hot season considering the a/c inside. there is some mismatch between the pool and descriptive panels. good place for kids.
The fish were great but the stuff was not friendly and the signage in Italian was not fully translatef to English which was a big minus for me. The price of 5 euros per person for 15 aquariums and a tour that was not guided and not comprehensive in some signs is high. I do not recommend this for persons who are not children.
At only €5 it's a nice cool place to escape the heat. The exhibits are basic, no real big ticket animals on display, but still was a nice way to spend half an hour in the cool. The turtles outside were cool.
Lovely small place and it only costs 5 euros to visit. Staff are friendly and welcoming.
As with all of the civic museums in Milan, entry to this aquarium was just €3 (student ticket). Although the aquarium was very small, it still felt good value. The staff didn’t seem overly enthusiastic however & many aspects of the place feel tired & in need of a little TLC (particularly the sorry-looking outdoor exhibits). There is no longer a café or bookshop as signposted from reception either. If you are expecting to see sharks or any other larger creatures, then you’ll be disappointed as there are none. All in all, it’s probably one of the museums I would miss if visiting Milan again. If you’re visiting Milan with young children & are looking for something to do inside, then this might be a good way to kill an hour though, but no longer than that.