Aquarium Marine World and Explora Dinosaurs

It is both a centre of marine environmental education and the headquarter of the Shark Studies Centre, that undertakes research studies in South Africa and in the Mediterranean. It is located in Valpiana, just 10 minutes from Massa Marittima. It has around 40 mediterranean, tropical and atlantic tanks, including a tank with Blacktip sharks and Grey bamboo sharks. All together there are over 150 animal and plant species.
The Explora Dinosaurs display is an exhibition about evolution, with full scale representations of prehistoric fishes and dinosaurs. The whole museum is ideal both for children and grown-ups.

Via della Cava
58024, Valpiana
tel. 0039566/919529

– 1st June – 10th October
Monday to Sunday
10:00 – 19:00
– 11th October – 31st May
Tuesday to Sunday (closing day: Monday)
10:00-13:00 / 15:00-18:00
– open on bank holidays
– April and May: open even on Mondays in case of rain

– Full € 9,50
– Children under 1m high free
– Reduced € 7,50 (children over 1m high to 12 years, residents, over 65)
– Family discount € 31 (2 adults + 2 children over 1 m high to 12 years)
– Discount 4 adults € 33

EVERY WEDNESDAY AND FRIDAY AFTERNOON, AT 4.30 pm there is an opportunity for visitors to see the sharks feeding, together with a guided tour of the sharks’ nursery and the sharks’ exhibition

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