Alexandria Aquarium Museum, the ultimate sea collection

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Sun, 25 Jun 2017 - 10:04 GMT

Fish and shells in Alexandria's Aquarium Museum - Egypt Today

Fish and shells in Alexandria's Aquarium Museum - Egypt Today

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt – 25 June 2017: The Aquarium Museum in Alexandria is one of the most important tourist attractions in the city, located near the Qaitbay Citadel on Alexandria’s Eastern harbor.

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Alexandria Citadel - Egypt Today

The Qaitbay Citadel is found at the entrance of the harbor and is built on the exact location of the historical Lighthouse of Alexandria, which is considered to be one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World.

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Shells, the Aquarium Museum - Egypt Today

The Alexandria Aquarium Museum displays a wonderful collection of marine species from the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea and the Nile River in Egypt.

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Sea turtle, the Aquarium Museum – Egypt Today

Inhaling the fresh sea breeze along the harbor guarantees a visit to the museum to be a lively one.

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Model of a diver under the sea, the Aquarium Museum - Egypt Today

Although the museum’s collection spans the ages, the vigor and spirit of the sea is very much alive inside the place.

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Historical fishing utensils, the Aquarium Museum - Egypt Today

The museum contains different types of marine life, shells and reef.

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Shells, the Aquarium Museum - Egypt Today

The museum also contains various species of fish and examples of fishing utensils.
The Aquarium Museum in Alexandria is open every day from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Entrance price for Egyptian citizens is LE 2 ($0.11) and LE 20 for foreigners.

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Model of an underwater seascape, the Aquarium Museum - Egypt Today

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