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Address: Sapokankatu 2, Kotka 48100, Finland
Phone Number:
+358 40 3110330
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Wed 00:00 - 19:00
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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Very nice attraction

We visited the Maretarium on a rainy day in August, kids (4.5 years and 2) were excited about the fish, the place is nice to visit, we also did some puzzles in the kids room and... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Tel Aviv, Israel
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Vihti, Finland
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260 reviews
60 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Maretarium houses a number of smallish and one larger fish tank with local fish species. The displays are not especially spectacular and some species dominate. The entrance is costly.

Thank Timo L
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

Went to this place to pass a few hours enjoyed it even tough I'm not really interesting in fish . Place a bit small for 13 euro I expected more all over in 30 mins a bit expensive . Lovely staff working there

Thank Annette M
Tel Aviv, Israel
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27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We visited the Maretarium on a rainy day in August, kids (4.5 years and 2) were excited about the fish, the place is nice to visit, we also did some puzzles in the kids room and overall were happy about the way we spent this rainy morning :) We recommend!

Thank Alslonik
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Dull exposition, relatively expansive... Nothing to do there for more than 20min. Very disappointing actually. During fish feeding no translation available.

Thank Raia S
Dublin, Ireland
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326 reviews
314 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

The aquarium is rather small, but it's still a good place to spend 20-30 minutes on a rainy day. Go outside when it's sunny.

1 Thank rvs-ru
Espoo, Finland
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191 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Maretarium is not so big, but have many interests Finnish fish in aquariums, really nice implementation, we missed the show when a diver fed fish in large aquarium, it would be so interesting to see. We can recommend this place for children too, we visited with three grandchildren (6,8 and 11 yrs) and all were improved.

1 Thank Jorma M
Helsinki, Finland
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49 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Great way to learn about the various fish we have here in Finland. Educational and fun at the same time.

Thank Timo M
Kotka, Finland
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43 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

Very interesting to see how many different kind of fish species we have in the Baltic Sea. Nice and cosy atmosphere

Thank Nyrik17
Helsinki, Finland
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285 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2016

This is not your exotic and colourful Sea World experience, this is about learning about the Finnish fish, the Baltic Sea, rivers and lakes in Finland, and about their ecosystem, plants and animals. Now that this common mistake is settled ;) I can warmly recommend the place for anyone interested in (Finnish) nature. There are something like 50 species of... More 

1 Thank lmsk2014
Sergiyevo-Posadsky District, Russia
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2015

This Maretarium has all fish to be found in Finland with living surroundings are duplicated in tanks or artificial streams.ve been to Maretarium in Kotka, three hours spend there. You can imagine yourself as Captain Nemo watching fishes, water plants, water animals.

Thank P0rtmanN

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