Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree, Paris

4.1
#6 of 15 in Zoos & Aquariums in Ile-de-France
Built for the colonial exhibition of 1931, the former Musée des Colonies retains the tropical aquarium, Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree, from this period. At this site, you can experience a learning trail, primitive and electric fish, and the ocean life of Asian waters and of Africa and South America. Don’t forget to check out the unforgettable shows featuring the crocodile pit, intimidating sharks, and deadly piranhas. The crocodiles were brought from Dakar in 1948, and other watery residents include cuttlefish and luminous deep-water species.

Aquarium Tropical de la Porte Doree also features a diverse collection of aquatic fauna and flora of the warm seas, and offers many activities for children and adults to help them better understand the aquatic life and the influences man has on the environment. To plan Paris vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Small Aquarium but with very nice fish varieties. A nice family outing to do in the Maxi 2 hours.
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  • Many species are presented in different aquariums which allows despite the affluence to enjoy the place well. The children, thanks to small staircases, can approach the Windows to see better. Many people during school holidays.
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  • Very nice aquarium The price was 7 euro There is lots of different fish and very unique fish
  • Beautiful building, well-stocked aquarium, well-presented and good value
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