Our opening hours

Did you know?

The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco is open every day except Christmas Day (25 December) and the Formula 1 Grand Prix weekend.

There is no shortage of opportunities to discover the ocean floor!

To experience the Ocean fully, plan on a 2-hour visit.

January | February | March 10:00am to 6:00pm
April | May | June 10:00am to 7:00pm
July | August 9:30am to 8:00pm
September 10:00am to 7:00pm
October | November | December 10:00am to 6:00pm

Our prices

Adult (from 18 years old): 16€. 

Student (valid card): 10€. 

Children : (4 to 17 years old included): 10€. 

Children under 4 years old : Free

Disabled person: 7€.

Your ticket gives you access to all the areas: aquarium, museum, permanent and temporary exhibitions, as well as our new visit area “The Sea Turtle Odyssey”, partly located in the open air.

Some of our activities are free: for the others, check their availability when you buy your tickets or on the spot.

We also offer twin tickets (with the Prince’s Palace*, the Exotic Garden*, the Animal Garden or the Car Collection of H.S.H. the Prince of Monaco…): consult the rates in the brochure on the link below.

Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office.

See you soon at the Oceanographic Museum!

The Prince’s Palace and the Exotic Garden are closed in 2021, so twin tickets are not available. 

A visit to the Museum is an invitation to travel and explore.
In order to do so in the best conditions in times of health crisis, discover the new rules of visit and buy your ticket online.


By bus

From Monaco, take bus line 1 or 2 towards the “Rocher” and get off at the terminus, Place de la Visitation.

From Nice or Menton, the bus n°100 serves Monaco.

Link to the Monaco bus map.

On foot

Pedestrian access from the Place d’Armes, via the Avenue de la Porte Neuve or the Major ramp and then the Jardin Saint-Martin.

See the itinerary…

By train

Thanks to several trains per day, you can reach Monaco from Nice, Cannes, Menton but also Marseille, Toulon, Genoa…

A partnership with the SNCF even allows you to obtain a special rate.

More information about this offer here.

See the SNCF timetable.

By car

The Oceanographic Museum of Monaco is located on the Rock, a district of the Principality, just a few steps from the Prince’s Palace.

Refer to the map below.

The Pêcheurs car park, based under the establishment and having more than 500 spaces, will allow you to park in the immediate vicinity.

The elevators and escalators will take you directly to the main entrance.

To program your GPS navigator, please indicate either the Parking des Pêcheurs or the following coordinates Latitude 43.7307789 – Longitude 7.4250305


Map of the Museum


Discover the Museum from your living room!

Thanks to a 360° high definition camera, discover the atmosphere of our sumptuous building!

On the ground floor, enjoy the majesty of our rooms: Princess Alice Hall, Salon d’Honneur, Conference Room. On the first floor, explore the world’s largest cabinet of curiosities dedicated to the ocean, Oceanomania, the interactive space Monaco and the Ocean and the Whale Room.

On the top floor, enjoy the restaurant La Terrasse, the Turtle Island and the playground with your children.

In the depths of the Museum, grandiose aquariums of the Mediterranean and tropical seas await you, as well as the brand new space L’Odyssée des Tortues Marines, partly outdoors.

A committed shop to PROlONG YOUR VISIT

Discover the range of personalized objects designed and selected for you with a view to sustainability and reduction of packaging:

  • Books
  • Toys
  • Plush toys
  • T-shirts and textiles…
The commitment of our shop is to eliminate almost all plastic packaging. We have greatly expanded our “BIO” line. Three new ranges of organic cotton plush toys made from recycled plastic bottles will soon be available in stores. We are waiting for a new range of personalized paper toys. So, more than ever, come and discover our committed shop!



We inform you that the restaurant "La Terrasse" is once again open to visitors on presentation of the green pass (06 and 83 included).
Don't forget to book on 00377 93 15 36 16 !

You are on the terrace of the Oceanographic Museum: an observation deck between sky, land and sea, it is also the highest point of the Museum -and of the Rock- at 85 meters above the Mediterranean Sea… You can enjoy a meal at the restaurant La Terrasse or simply quench your thirst in the lounge area…

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FAQ: questions/answers

Is it possible to order an item seen in the Museum Shop?

Yes : you just have to send your request directly to the shop via the contact form, which you will find at this address :

From what age can my child visit the Museum?

The Museum is open to visitors 9 months to 99 years of age!

Is the museum suitable for pushchairs?

Only level -1 is accessible via the stairs. The other floors and rooms in the Musuem are accessible by lift.

Are dogs allowed?

No, including small dogs in transport bags. Only guide dogs for the blind are allowed. We do not have a kennel; there is however one that can look after your pet only a few metres from the Museum.

How do visits with combined tickets work (Musem + Palace, Museum + Exotic Garden, etc.)?

You can choose how to organise your day. The Palace is 5 minutes’ walk from the Museum.