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Rovinj Aquarium (Ruder Boskovic Institute)

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Obala G. Paliaga 5, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 804 700
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Give it a wide berth

20 Tanks in two dingy rooms - three quarters of the tanks were not bigger than fish tanks in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Larry M
Wrea Green, United Kingdom
Dirty tanks, small place

The Aquarium is really small, it took 5 minutes to see everything there. The tanks are dirty, most... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
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2 weeks ago
“Give it a wide berth”
28 Aug 2017
“Dirty tanks, small place”
Obala G. Paliaga 5, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
+385 52 804 700
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

20 Tanks in two dingy rooms - three quarters of the tanks were not bigger than fish tanks in peoples homes. Ridiculous

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The Aquarium is really small, it took 5 minutes to see everything there. The tanks are dirty, most of the fish are sick or dying already. Not worth a kuna either.

1  Thank 485_gnesb
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

It was a big disappointment for me. For 4€ ticket we can see sick, dying fish. Dirty, neglected fish tanks only two small rooms. I do not recommend this to anyone.

Thank ruskop
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

problem is that they dont accept bank card for paying tikets. smal but beautifull museum, i tecomend

Thank Darko S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

The Aquarium is housed in a splendid villa on the seaside, and has an interesting link to the Berlin aquarium. Unfortunately, it has been neglected since the founders left, with the exhibition being limited to about 10 basins in varying stages of neglect - often...More

1  Thank MoscouT
Reviewed 20 December 2016

A nice collection of different sorts of fishs, crabs are also interesting to observe; for school's it will be a informative and a pleasant visit, but also for turists.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I visited this Aquarium many times in the '80 and '90, it was such a charming place bringing you back to a time when museums and scientific institution were even a place of arts.

Thank P_Brunny
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This aquarium is small but great to get to know the names of some of the local marine wildlife you may see swimming in the sea. It is by no means an aquarium in the sense of a sea life centre in the UK. There...More

Thank Dean P
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The exterior belies what is actually less than significant inside as this is a small collection of fish, shellfish and molluscs etc housed in 2 ground floor rooms. The cost is small at about £3.00 per person. You would not feel pleased to pay more....More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 10 October 2015

Please note this attraction is quite a walk out of the main town and the re are only about 12 tanks exhibiting local fish.....there is one octopus and a cute lobster. Having said that they charge very little for entry

Thank Candice M
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