At the heart of the ocean

Explore a place that is out-of-this-world, well-known across the globe: the aquarium, the collections, the monumental architecture overlooking the Mediterranean.

Come and experience a unique tour, observe the fish and discover ancient objects, try out virtual and immersive reality, all the while discovering this exceptional place.

Our new areas, “The Odyssey of Sea Turtles” and “Monaco and the Ocean” will take you under the surface, on a voyage of discovery and protection.

— Become an explorer


Are you more interested in the Tropics or the Mediterranean? No need to choose, our aquariums display several thousand species of new and surprising fish, 200 species of invertebrates and around one hundred species of coral, in one of the oldest aquariums in the world.

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The Odyssey of Sea Turtles

— New!


You will learn all about these highly migratory creatures and share their incredible Odyssey, while discovering how we impact their future, all in this new open-air area. 

Go right back to the first ever turtles, to the era of the dinosaurs, and all the way to the threats facing them today, thanks to our temporary discovery and action-packed exhibition!

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— Set off to sea!

The Museum area

You will be taken aback by our natural, ethnographic and artistic collections, displayed in a monumental setting which allows you to appreciate every detail. 

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— Discovery and action-packed!


Follow in the footsteps of a marine species, discover this extreme habitat and the biodiversity within it, explore a nearby or far-away geographical area or climb aboard the vessel of one of the Prince explorers…

You will be taken aback by the artists’ vision, explorers’ adventures, scientists’ discoveries and much more… 

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— Here, we make a big deal of the Ocean!

Our collections

Welcome to one of the biggest Museums dedicated to the sciences of the sea. Over 60,000 scientific, natural, artistic or ethnological objects are displayed in the collections of the Oceanographic Museum.

The rare value of a large number of them is revealed in the spectacular way they are displayed and thanks to the interactive tools available to you. Type* specimens, in the Monaco and the Ocean exhibition, rare and sometimes surprising objects in the Oceanomania Curiosity Cabinet by Marc Dion or the Whale Room, explore to your heart’s content.
*An object of reference with a scientific name, used to describe a species for the very first time

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Visiting the Museum is an unbeatable invitation to travel and explore.

To make the most of your visit to the Museum, download our application Oceano Monaco. Discover all the must-sees of the Museum, with audio explanations, videos, photos and much more!

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