Very nice with young children
A low budget outing (Paris, 12th)
  • WE LOVE : the Nile crocodile basin, the 2 albino alligators, the 5000 species of fish ...
  • AGE ideal from 3 years old
  • PLACE Palais de la porte Dorée (Paris 12e)

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 small side very charming old-fashioned. It is great especially for its crocodile basin. Its entry price 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. Prior registration is required. Workshops last between 1 hour and 1h30 depending on the activity chosen and the age of the children.

Practical information

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  • - Tuesday to Friday from 10am to 5:30pm (ticket office closes at 4:30pm)
  • - Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 7pm (ticket office closes at 6pm)
  • -closed every Monday
  • closed on January 1st, May 1st and December 25th

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