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Museo Maritimo del Cantabrico

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Calle Severiano Ballesteros S/N, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942 27 49 62
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Calle Severiano Ballesteros S/N, 39004 Santander, Spain
+34 942 27 49 62
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Reviewed 11 May 2017

Well laid out and well thought out. A museum of the history of seafaring Cantabria. Artefacts, models, audio visual dsipalys make this experience a delight. The aquarium is good as well, but the atention to detail makes certain this museseum is head a shoulders above...More

Thank elvas
Reviewed 21 August 2016

We had a great time at the museum and aquarium. We arrived just before noon when a diver feeds the fish and the sharks in the big tank. Definitely worth it if you can be there at this time. Lots to look at here. Plan...More

1  Thank jbrums
Reviewed 5 August 2016

The place has a decent aquarium, although not of the caliber of Osaka and Lisbon, two of the world's most extensive. There are also whale and dolphin bones, models of ships, and other artifacts of Spanish maritime life, going back to ancient times. Definitely recommended.

Thank ScottW007
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Nice little museum, went early to see it and only six other people were there. Quite interesting to see all of the displays. Descriptions were in English and Spanish. Told a good story of the area

Thank Patrick G
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

I was quite enthusiastic about the idea of visiting a maritime museum, especially knowing about the great Spanish armada, sea exploration, conquests, ... I mean the list is long, right? Well, I was quite disappointed. It's small, it's boring, and they remind you on every...More

1  Thank The_Dr_MAK
Reviewed 23 May 2016

We were lucky to be visiting during the Ray feeding time so watched a diver in the large tank hand feeding the Rays, sharks and some of the many other fish. However there really isn't much else there, apart from a small display on the...More

Thank AnimalAntics
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped in here as had a few hours wait before our ferry. Nice little place with a decent sized aquarium and a roof top cafe which we had coffee in watching the boats go by. 8 euros to get in though :/

Thank Daniel O
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

This is ideal for a rainy day. Perfect for families and friends. One of the staff members spoke English which was great. 8euro isn't bad but probably not worth that much for each person. The cafe and restaurant are very nice.

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 31 October 2015

No where near as good as the prehistoric museum, 8 euros to get in, pricey cafe and less explanations in other languages. Again, worth it if its a rainy day, the aquarium is decent as is the large whale skeleton.

Thank Mark1875
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

Very good value, around £6 entry free per person bit a lot to see. We were on the hop off hop on bus and spent around an hour here when it was raining heavily one day. Aquarium is very good

Thank Zoe M
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