Museo Maritimo del Cantabrico, Santander

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Specialty Museum · Hidden Gem · Museum
Museo Maritimo del Cantabrico is an award-winning aquarium where you can experience the world under the sea up close. Exhibits include a history of marine life, fishing techniques, and shipbuilding through the ages. Head to the basement to see a huge range of exotic fish and other creatures. While you explore, keep an eye out for the whale and dolphin skeletons. Demonstrations and feedings are also available, so check the schedule. A visit to Museo Maritimo del Cantabrico represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Santander tour itinerary planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Delighted with the visit and sights of the MCM Santander. Fish and Aquariums boats and loads to explore while visiting, Handicap Friendly and recommended on Sunny days.  more »
  • Came with four adults and seven children from 5-15. All enjoyed the museum and sea world which very well presented. Had lunch in the restaurant after and they deduct price of entry from the bill (so.....  more »
  • Aquarium below and marine animal exhibition on first floor and human fishing and maritime exploration above. Aquarium with various small tanks and a huge big tank with loads of fish and creatures. Big whale skeleton is impressive. Loads of really good and big models. Lots to see and learn. Minimal english notices but didn't need much more.
  • Quite complete though small. Can be visited in half day. Don't miss it if in town.
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