Rovinju Akvarij (Aquarium)

City: Rovinju
Country: Croatia
County: Istria

Opend 1891


Species 100


The Ruder Boskovic Institute, which actually is a center for marine research has the Rovinj Aquarium. The Institute was founded already in 1891 and was the field station of the Berlin aquarium in which they are then collected by then unknown marine organisms. Rovinj aquarium is considered one of the oldest of the Constitutional its kind in the world.

In thirty-lighted aquarium behind thick glass, lies a colorful world of the Adriatic Sea. In the aquarium you can see a large number of marine fish such as sea-bream, mullet, seaneedles, eel, grouper, sole, sea bass, catfish, seahorses, starfish, crab, Morena, bleak, Spar, Red mullet, conger eel, as well as octopus, lobster and various other crustaceans, algae, sponges, etc.

Service given


Open : minimum 10 am - 6 pm

Entrace fee: Yes

For kids: Playgrounds and pettingarea

Food: The aquarium has a place where you can get a snack


Taking photos: Is allowed, if publiciesed, please mention the aquarium on your homepage






Phone number 052 804 700
Fax number 052 804 780
Address: Institut Ruder Bosković, Centar za istrazivanje mora, Giordano Paliaga 5, 52210 Rovinj, Croatia








Where to finde the aquarium:

I don't have any guides of this aquarium. Does any body know if they made some guides? And where I can get any guides of this aquarium?






In the years 1916, 1941, 1966, 1991 and 2016 they had theire anniversarrys. Have they made any books on this occassion?
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