The wonderful Lisbon’s Oceanario was built for the 1998 World Fair held in the Portuguese capital to call the attention for the preservation of the Oceans.
Are you planning a trip to Lisbon with your family? After visiting the top 10 monuments in Lisbon, don’t forget to include Lisbon’s Oceanario, located in Parque das Nações in your itinerary, as a visit to this aquarium dazzles not only the children but also the adults who won’t be able to resist to the wonders of the oceans, represented by the existing several habitats and life support systems. In Lisbon’s Oceanario visitors may also enjoy a global ocean panoramic, rediscovering the ocean on an interactive tour, while listening to sounds from the bottom of the Ocean. The scientific illustration displayed will help you to fully understand the secrets and mysteries of the Seas.
Visiting Lisbon’s Oceanario is like diving in all kinds of seas in just a few hours as you have the opportunity to discover habitats so diverse as the ones from North Atlantic, Antarctic, temperate Pacific or tropical Indian.
Lisbon’s Oceanario was the centerpiece of the 1998’s World Fair, themed “The Oceans, a Heritage for the Future”, intended to promote the ocean’s protection and the importance they have to the balance of the Earth. Therefore, conservation and sustainability are the two keywords underlying all the fascinating exhibitions Oceanario has to offer.
Useful Information on Lisbon’s Oceanario
Lisbon’s Oceanario is open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. in summer and from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. in winter. There are several types of tickets that vary according to the age of the visitor and the number of visitors. There is also a family ticket available.