- Cheap and very suitable for toddlers -

  • WE love the Nile crocodile basin, the 2 albino alligators, the 5000 species of fish...
  • We also like : an ideal space for toddlers
  • Age : ideal from 3 years
  • Location: Palais de la porte Dorée (Paris 12th)

The Tropical Aquarium of Paris is one of the 3 aquariums of the Paris region with l’Aquarium of Paris located in Trocadero and theSea Life Aquarium in the '94. The 3 aquariums are very different, the Tropical Aquarium is the oldest and it has a very charming old-fashioned look. It is great especially for its crocodile pond. Its entrance fee is unbeatable.

At the Tropical Aquarium, you don't miss out

  • The basin of Nile crocodiles
  • The 2 albino alligators are white with orange eyes. These are extremely rare specimens, because they can't survive in the wild
  • The African dwarf crocodiles : they are not the nicest!
  • The beautiful building dating from the colonial exhibition

The Tropical Aquarium at the Golden Gate is

  • about 5,000 specimens, 300 species of tropical fauna and flora including magnificent corals
  • 84 aquariums, a crocodile and alligator terrarium, and a turtle terrarium
  • tropical fish especially freshwater, but also sea, which come from Asia, Africa, and South America
  • a place very well designed for small. Stands  are arranged in front of all the aquariums so that the children can really see all the fish.
  • an aquarium installed in a magnificent building from 1931, built for the colonial exhibition. This space gives the Tropical Aquarium a very pleasant old-fashioned look.

Family Activities at the Tropical Aquarium

The Tropical Aquarium offers activities for children from 3 years old. The registration is mandatory: [email protected]

  • 1 hour workshops for 3 / 5 year olds
  • 1h30 workshops for 6/8 years,
  • creative family workshops,
  • family treasure hunt for children from 6 years old ...

The different workshops take place:

  • Wednesday afternoons
  • Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30
  • During the school holidays, a specific program is set up

Practical information

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  • - Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 to 17:30 (closing of the ticket office at 16:45)
  • - Saturday and Sunday from 10h to 19h (closing of the ticket office at 18h15)
  • -closed every Monday
  • closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th

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