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Acuario Nacional

#97 of 243 things to do in Havana Features Animals
Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 236401
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Aquarium offers unique Educational programs

As part of a delegation of marine science educators from the US, we had an awesome visit... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Mark F
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Los Angeles, California
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Uncomfortably small enclosures for turtles. One enclosure that was meant for tortoises was empty... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
group2001
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good33%
  • Average29%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible8%
10 May 2017
“Go with an open mind and you will be surprised”
27 Jan 2017
“Deteriorating Aquarium in Need of Repair”
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Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As part of a delegation of marine science educators from the US, we had an awesome visit. Although this aquarium might not have all the flashy attractions that wealthy aquarium have, it provides a very unique educational service to the Cuban people. It has special...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Uncomfortably small enclosures for turtles. One enclosure that was meant for tortoises was empty of water and had stray cats in it. I think we saw a shark, who knows (couldn't tell because of poor exhibit design and absent signage). Really rough looking facility compared...More

Thank group2001
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Terrible there is nothing to see. There are 2. Shows that kind save the place to be close. But is totally neglected. Will never go back

Thank Rafael N
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We were on the tourist hop on bus and decided to get off here, (I'm a sucker for dolphins) and overall we had a rather pleasant experience. This place is not tourist friendly at all, it is designed for the locals which is actually pretty...More

1  Thank Louise1706
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The only thing good there is a Dolphins show. Special, I love it. This is a place mostly for children. restrooms are dirty and door of restrooms are all broken,. No privacy, no paper, smell terrible. A few fish to see and a few activities...More

2  Thank Luis N
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Located in the Miramar district of La Habana, this large aquarium houses a variety of fish, mollusks and mammals. The grounds are nicely kept, however, the buildings are crumbling and in need of repair. There is a large amphitheater where outside aquatic shows are held....More

2  Thank TopChef7
Reviewed 15 June 2016

you cant miss the dolphin show, these "Cuban" dolphin are the most intelligent of the world, more than the Miami Acuarium, go and see a lots of activities with then.

3  Thank Rodney R
Reviewed 14 June 2016

This aquarium, built in 1961, is easily the saddest we have ever seen. The walls are literally crumbling; the relatively few tanks are dirty and are missing a number of the fish identified on the wall panels; and the pools housing the many sea turtles...More

4  Thank Mary M
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This was a sad display of aquatic animals. Now the animals and fish were interesting (3 stars) but the displays and physical areas (I'd give it 2 stars) were very tired and need renovations.

Thank Norma M
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Well worth the very inexpensive cost of admission. My wife and I went with our 4 year old daughter and our 1 year old son. We enjoyed the fish, the marine mammal shows, the pool/splash pad, and the restaurant. One wall of the restaurant is...More

Thank JMcDow
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