Aquarium Lyon

Local nameAquarium de Lyon

The Aquarium du Grand Lyon or Aquarium de Lyon is a public aquarium located in the La Mulatière district of the city of Lyon, France, near the confluence of the Rhône and Saône rivers in the Rhône department. Like the Aqualand parks elsewhere in Europe, it belongs to the Spanish group Aspro-Ocio.Created by Maurice Chichportiche and opened in October 2002, the aquarium has 47 tanks with a total of more than 1,000,000 litres of water, showing visitors 5,000 fish and other aquatic animals representing 300 species.The largest aquarium is called "Fosse Aux Requins" which houses sharks and rays. It contains a false shipwreck in polyurethane resin. Its glass is 23 centimetres thick to resist the water pressure.

The aquarium is divided into five sectors:

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Opening hours

General (except holidays):
Wed - Sun: 11 am - 7 pm

Jul - Aug, holidays:
Daily: 11 am - 7 pm

Last admission at 6 pm.


Ticket price onsite/online:
Adults: €15/€13.50
Children (5 - 10): €11/10
Children (3 - 4): €5/€4.50
Children (under 3): free

Online only:
Family (2+2): €44
Friends pack (4 adults): €51

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More information and contact


Official Website



Phone +33 472 66 65 66

Address 7 Rue Stéphane Dechant, 69350 La Mulatière, France

Coordinates 45°43'40.533" N 4°48'56.615" E

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