Hanged on the cliff-side near the Prince’s Palace, the oceanographic museum invites you to discover the marine world. From aquariums to sharks lagoons, passing through the Turtle Island on the panoramic terrace, the Museum offers the unique opportunity to know, love and protect oceans. A vocation that has been initiated by its Founder, the Prince Albert 1rst, in 1910.
True crossroad between Art and Science, this Sea Temple houses more than 6000 marine specimens and inestimable historic collections. Around expositions and animations held during the whole year, come try the experience of depths…
Oceanographic Museum of Monaco
Avenue Saint-Martin. MC 98 000 Monaco
Parking des Pêcheurs
Tel: +377 93 15 36 00
To reach the Museum by car, follow the direction “Palais – Musée”. The Parking des Pêcheurs, located under the building, will allow you to park close by. By taking the elevators and escalators, you will reach directly the main entrance. If you travel by train, count 40 minutes to reach Monaco departing from Cannes and a little bit more than 20 minutes departing from Nice. Once you are at the station, take the bus n°1 or 2 towards Monaco Ville or reach the Museum by foot, in 15 minutes.
Schedule (open 7/7)
January – February – March: 10am to 6pm
April – May – June: 10am to 7pm
July – August: 9.30am to 8pm
September: 10am to 7pm
October – November – December: 10am to 6pm
The Museum is open every day but the Grand Prix weekend and December 25.