Oceanographic Museum in Monaco

view of Oceanographic Museum, Monaco

The Oceanographic Museum is located in Monaco-Ville, overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. It was inaugurated in 1910 by Prince Albert I and houses a collection of various species of sea fauna. The Museum also displays models of several ships used by Prince Albert I during his oceanographic explorations.
With more than 6000 fish from 350 different species and a Shark Lagoon, the aquarium is considered to be the highlight of the Museum.

Jacques Cousteau, famous undersea explorer, was the director of the Oceanographic Museum in Monaco for more than 30 years.

View location in Monaco-Ville, Principality of Monaco.
Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.

1 comment:

Trotter said...

Hi Juka! Visited this in 1982. Excellent museum...

Blogtrotter Two just left Sardinia 2009, but it couldn’t make it without showing you the incredible Porto Cervo and its yachts... Enjoy and have a great week!