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Aquarium of Genoa Tickets

Dive into the sea and meet over 12,000 marine creatures in Italy's largest aquarium

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  • The Aquarium of Genoa is the largest aquarium in Italy, and showcases some of the best biodiversity in Europe

  • Meet 12,000 aquatic animals from 600 different types of species in an enormous 3,000+ m2 facility

  • Watch toothy sharks drift by in the Shark Bay and jellyfish dance overhead in the Jellyfish Room

  • Pay a visit to some sea mammals as well, including playful seals and dolphins, and curious manatees

  • Join special programs that get you up close to some fascinating sea creatures and their caretakers, including a pod of dolphins and a penguin colony

The Genoa Aquarium sees 1.2 million visitors annually, so book your tickets to Italy's largest aquarium in advance. In the midst of thousands of marine creatures – both cuddly and creepy – you can spend all day exploring under the sea.

Choose the right Aquarium of Genoa tickets for you:

  • With basic entry, you can skip the ticket line and enter right away to see 70 tanks showcasing different aquatic ecosystems from around the world
  • Budget at least 2.5 hours to explore the entire Genoa Aquarium

  • No food or drinks are allowed inside the aquarium, but there is a cafe and a restaurant onsite

  • Photography and videography is not allowed inside the Genoa Aquarium

  • There are car parks nearby, and the Genoa Aquarium is easily reachable by train (Genoa Piazza Principe and Genoa Brignole), bus (lines 1, 2 and 12), or metro (go the direction of Brignole and alight at the San Giorgio station)


  • The entire facility is wheelchair accessible with multiple rest areas throughout the facility

  • A lift is available for disabled visitors and guests with limited mobility

Aquarium of Genoa FAQs

While it’s not the largest aquarium, the Aquarium of Genoa does have the richest display of aquatic biodiversity in the whole of Europe.

With around 10,000 specimens of 400 species on display, the Aquarium of Genoa has a lot to see and explore!

To ensure entry into the aquarium, booking a date and time slot is essential. As one of the most popular aquariums in Europe, don't leave your visit up to chance!

The Aquarium of Genoa is open everyday from 10:00 to 20:00, with the last entry at 18:00. On weekends and holidays, the aquarium is open from 09:00 to 20:00.

Opening times are subject to change, so it is important to check ahead when booking.

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Koen,  Netherlands Netherlands
25 Jun 2024
Very well built aquarium, with a lot of information about the species of aquatic animals, humanity's I'm[act on nature, and projects for cleaning the ocean and relocating and creating new...
Very well built aquarium, with a lot of information about the species of aquatic animals, humanity's I'm[act on nature, and projects for cleaning the ocean and relocating and creating new populations of some aquatic animals
Aquarium of Genoa + Galata Sea Museum
Rory,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
16 Jul 2024
Customer service is excellent Any issues don't think twice about contacting them
Aquarium of Genoa: Skip The Line
Nadisha,  Italy Italy
23 Jun 2024
I loved it, every second and minute ❤️❤️ want to come again
Aquarium of Genoa: Skip The Line

About: Aquarium of Genoa

The Aquarium of Genoa isn't just the largest aquarium in Italy – it's the largest in Europe! Located in Genoa's Porto Antico (Old Port), this 3,000 m2 aquarium, built inside an old ship, boasts the biggest collection of aquatic biodiversity in Europe. Meet penguins, sharks, dolphins, and more!

Aquarium of Genoa
Sunday 09:00 - 20:00
Monday 09:00 - 20:00
Tuesday 09:00 - 20:00
Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00
Thursday 09:00 - 20:00
Friday 09:00 - 20:00
Saturday 09:00 - 20:00
Aquarium of Genoa
Ponte Spinola, 16128, Genoa
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