Opening time

The Aquarium is open 365 days/year.

Parking lots

The Aquarium car park is open every day, 24 hours a day.
Places available: 167, of which 4 for disabled people.
It is not possible to reserve a parking space, but within the Porto Antico Area there are other covered and uncovered car parks.
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Tickets

Adult (+13) starting from €25,00
Boys (4-12) starting from €15
Children (0-3) free
Military / Over 65 / Disabled* starting from €19
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FAQ

  • The entrance ticket to the Genoa Aquarium, like the tickets for all the other structures included in the AcquarioVillage (The City of Children and Teens, Bigo and Biosphere), combined included, ARE NOT NOMINAL.
    For tickets purchased online, the name that appears on them is that of the person who made the purchase, or the gift recipient.
    In case of impossibility to carry out the visit, the tickets can therefore be transferred to third parties.
  • The FIXED DATE ticket requires, at the time of purchase, the reservation of the date/time slot chosen to carry out the visit. Date and time slot are binding and must be respected.
    The FLEXI ticket is valid for one year from the date of purchase, does not require immediate booking and gives the possibility of making a date/time slot change, avoiding the loss of the ticket in the event of inconveniences.
  • If you have purchased a FIXED DATE ticket, we are sorry but, as per the conditions of sale, this is not possible.
    If you have purchased an OPEN FLEXI ticket, you can change the date/time slot of the visit once, within 2 hours of the chosen entry time, at the following link: ?
  • Disabled people with documentation certifying their disability are entitled to a discounted fare ("reduced" ticket).
    The companion of the 100% disabled person is entitled to free entry; in case of online purchase, the companion must go to the cash desk to collect the free ticket, upon presentation of the above-mentioned certification.
    In the case of disabled people aged between 4 and 12, we recommend purchasing the "child" ticket, which is cheaper than the "reduced" ticket.
  • Sorry, no animals are allowed inside the Genoa Aquarium with the exception of guide dogs for blind people.
    For information about the dog sitting service in the area, we suggest you contact the IAT (Tourist Reception Information) Porto Antico. (tel.: 010.5572903 - email:
    info@visitgenoa.it)
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Biosphere

A tropical forest by the sea

Biosphere

A "drop" of steel and glass

A botanical garden in Genoa
The Biosphere is the scenographic spherical structure of glass and steel located in the Old Port of Genoa, designed by architect Renzo Piano. It is the place to learn about the fauna and flora of tropical forests, delicate ecosystems threatened by human exploitation. You will be able to observe over 150 species up close, admire their fragile beauty and understand how their survival also depends on you.
Under your eyes, rare specimens of tropical plants like plants traditionally used by man, such as the chewing gum tree, the coffee plant, the banana and cinnamon.
A "drop" of steel and glass

Scarlet ibis

Eudocimus ruber
Of all the animals housed in the Biosphere, the scarlet ibis, with its characteristic intense red plumage, is certainly the most eye-catching. It lives in mangroves, tidal zones, estuaries and other wetlands in northeastern South America. It feeds mainly on crustaceans, molluscs and small fish which it searches for in the mud with its long curved beak.
Scarlet ibis

The Passionflower

Passiflora phoenicea
Passion flowers, plants also known as passion flowers, are much appreciated by butterflies for egg-laying, because the caterpillars feed on their leaves. To defend itself from these voracious organisms, the Passiflora phoenicea species produces two false butterfly eggs on each petiole; the butterfly is thus induced to look for another "less crowded" deposition site.
The Passionflower
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