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Acuario Nacional

#93 of 241 things to do in Havana Features Animals
Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 236401
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Half hour tour.

This is OK place to be, but it wont last that long. In 15 minutes you have seen it all and in... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2016
Helsinki, Finland
Nice place to visit!!!

The place is not the best because you can notice it's poorly maintained but if your real wish is to... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2015
Yoanis C
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  • Very good32%
  • Average29%
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  • Terrible9%
10 May 2017
“Go with an open mind and you will be surprised”
27 Jan 2017
“Deteriorating Aquarium in Need of Repair”
Avenida 3ra, esq. 62, Havana, Cuba
+53 7 236401
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Reviewed 13 February 2016

This is OK place to be, but it wont last that long. In 15 minutes you have seen it all and in another 15min you have seen the show. Lot's of turtles. And more turtles. And in any size. Huge to small. It was a...More

Thank Bennythebunny
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The place is not the best because you can notice it's poorly maintained but if your real wish is to enjoy a family visit and to show to your children many sea species you can't see nowhere else, it's good. There are several shows to...More

Thank Yoanis C
Reviewed 5 July 2015

Now undergoing restoration, this delightful outpost at the end of Miramar is a must for a visit for families with children or those interested in conservation. Cuba has an eviable record of conservation (see New York Times article on 3 july 2015)

Thank aungkhant
Reviewed 26 June 2015

On the basis of a short visit; I got a bad impression of the place. It appeared to be poorly maintained, the pools where the dolphins were swimming were small and dirty. Bathrooms for the guests were horrible...

Thank Marita B
Reviewed 13 June 2015 via mobile

This is a restaurant located within the acuario nacional, you don't actually pay entrance to the park. You need to check the time for the dolphin show before you go. A great location for a restaurant with one whole wall as a tank with dolphins...More

Thank HarrietOlivia
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Wij zijn hier na een halfuur misselijk vertrokken wegens een totaal gebrek aan hygiëne (de diarree en maandverbanden stroomden letterlijk de pot uit). daarenboven is de plek volledig verwaarloosd, is het hekwerk grotendeels versleten en kan ik de behandeling en huisvesting van de dieren jammer...More

4  Thank Tom R
Reviewed 2 June 2014

We first arrived there a day that was raining, so we thought that visiting the Aquarium will be a nice idea........ohhh we were so wrong. First of all, the place is located close to Miramar, so we are speaking of the supposedly big aquarium in...More

13  Thank Pati-chueca
Reviewed 10 January 2014

The Acuario is another example of the incredible energy they had right after the revolution, with a wonderful mix of education and entertainment that must have been really new to the majority of Cubans back then ("the masses"). After 50+ years though, it is still...More

2  Thank WernR
Reviewed 20 November 2013

Come on give this place a break in your reviews. It's not Orlando and maybe does not have the same standards, but I really enjoyed my visit to this place. The displays were good, the ambience was great and it was great value. Interact with...More

2  Thank greg4bs
Reviewed 25 October 2013

10CUC for tourists and Cuban pesos for locals. The T1 tourist open top bus stops right outside.YOU CANNOT SWIM WITH THE DOLPHINS HERE ANY MORE, ONLY AT VARADERO. Fortunately when walking around we noticed the entrance gate to the Dolphin pool was unlocked so we...More

2  Thank Bill C
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