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Mondo Marino Aquarium - Massa Marittima - Le colline metallifere

Address

Via della Cava - Valpiana


Museum

The AQUARIUM MONDO MARINO is both a centre of marine environmental education and the headquarters of the SHARKS StUDIES CENTRE that undertakes studies on sharks in South Africa and in the Mediterranean. At the AQUARIUM MONDO MARINO there are 37 tans with Mediterranean - Tropical and Atlantic species and reproductions, like the panoramic tank, that mimics a tropical lagoon with Black Tips Sharks and Grey Bamboo Sharks. There are more than 150 animal and plant species waiting to be discovered at the aquarium, like Zebra and Leopard Morays, Bat Fish, Clown Fish and 6 different species of sharks (Black Tipped, Grey Bamboo, Brownbanded Bamboo, Coral Catshark, Samlispotted Catsharks and the Nursehound). Every Wednesday and Friday at 4.30 p.m. there is an opportunity for visitors to see the "SHARKS' FEEDING"

EXPLORA DINOSAURS
From preistoric fishes to dinosaurs with 20 faithful representations in true dimensions, the EXPLORA visit starts 400 million years ago when life existed mostly underwater and sea creatures such as the armored fish Dunkleosteus, the Ammonite and subsequently the Megalodon were alive. The visit continues with the story of the slow passages of marine reptiles toward the land and the discovery of dinosaurs like Velociraptor, Stegosaurus, Apatosaurus, Triceraptops, Pteranodon, Brachiosaurus, Tyrannosaurus-rex and many others. Every Tuesday and Friday at 5.00 p.m. , visitors can partecipate in a " DIG FOR DINOSAURS' FOSSILS".


Activities

Every Wednesday and Friday at 4.30 PM, visitors are invited to see "SHARKS' FEEDING".

Every Tuesday and Friday at 5.00 p.m. , is proposed to visitors a  " DIG WITH DINOSAURS' FOSSILS".

Half-day and full-day educational workshops, guided tours, conferences.


Services

Picnic Area situated 300 metres away from the AQUARIUM MONDO MARINO


Bookshop

Yes


Accessibility disabled

Accessible


Schedule

From 1st of June to 12th of October: 10.00-19.00

From 13rd of October to 31st of May: 10.00-12.30, 15.00-18.00 (closed on Monday)
In case of rain, open on Monday in Aprile and May

OPEN ON SUNDAY 24 APRILE AND MONDAY 25 APRILE FROM 10.00 TO 18.00 


Price

Full Price : € 8,50,
Reduced Price : € 6,50 
Family ticket: € 28 (2 adults and 2 children from 3 years old to 12 years old)
Discount 4 Adults : € 30 (4 adults)
Guided tour for schools or groups: € 5.00 per group of at least 20 paying visitors

3000m2 exhibition


Contacts

Director: Ph.D Primo Micarelli
Info and reservations: 0566.919529    342.5713315
Email: info@aquariummondomarino.com
Email: info@centrostudisquali.org
Web: www.aquariummondomarino.it
Web: www.centrostudisquali.org



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