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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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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  • 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:
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An ocean of amazement, a sea of emotions

Interaction, comparison, discussion.

Thanks to the unique characteristics and the activities complementary to the visit that the Educational Services staff has structured for the school world, the Genoa Aquarium allows students to have exceptional experiences, presenting itself as a real center of Environmental Education
The methodologies and tools used, diversified for the different school groups, encourage observation, interaction, comparison and discussion.

A center for Education for Sustainable Development

The activities dedicated to the scholastic world have the aim of transferring to the new generations a critical spirit with respect to the stimuli provided to them. By favoring the method of investigation over the transmission of notions, participants become protagonists of their knowledge and not passive observers of external reality.

If you want to participate in our proposals in a foreign language, request it when booking. You can choose from a wide range of activities.

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The various proposals, structured by the Aquarium's Educational Services, are in line with ministerial study plans and are carried out by a selected group of experts in marine biology and natural sciences. Take a look at the activities and price lists for the current school year. Discover the educational offer

Information and reservations for school trips

Organize the visit

Tel +39 010 234 5666 -
Visit our website and discover our proposals which include the best of Liguria and our city Genoa: entrances with or without a guide, educational activities, workshops, guided tours of the city, boat excursions, guided excursions in the Parks, and experiential edutainment. See the complete offer

Dedicated to teachers


  • Information

    Only for teachers, on the first and third Monday of each month, it is possible (by reservation) to visit the Aquarium assisted by the teaching department staff, to prepare for the visit with the class.

  • Teachers on private visits: 50% discount on the day's entrance ticket at the cash desk**

    ** Promo valid only at the cash desk from Monday to Friday (excluding holidays) and upon presentation of a document certifying the profession.

  • Consult the complete guide: you will find useful information and facilities for organizing educational activities for children

Doors Open to Students

The AcquarioVillage world of Costa Edutainment opens its doors to students with the IO STUDIO card, which entitles them to the following discounts:

the child rate (4-12 years) will be applied - price at the cash desk

The special agreement is part of the memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Education , University and Research and the Fondazione Acquario di Genova Onlus and extended to all facilities managed by Costa Edutainment in Genoa. A unique opportunity to get to know the largest exhibition of aquatic biodiversity in Europe up close at the Genoa Aquarium , to discover wonderful creatures: manatees, dolphins, penguins, sharks, jellyfish, seals, colorful coral reef fish and, since 2013, the new Cetacean Pavilion designed by Renzo Piano building Worksho p.
    • Costa Edutainment S.p.A.
    • Acquario di Genova
    • Area Porto Antico - Ponte Spinola - 16
    • 16128 - Genova
    • Tel. +39 010.23451
    • Fax +39 010.256160
  • Piva e C.F. 03362540100
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