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Behind the scenes at the Livorno aquarium

Behind the scenes at the Livorno aquarium

Acquario di Livorno

Explore the hidden secrets of the Livorno aquarium with an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour.

Embark on a special journey through the Livorno Aquarium with a behind-the-scenes tour that unveils the most hidden secrets of the facility. Guided by knowledgeable and qualified experts, you will have the unique opportunity to explore technical areas typically off-limits to the public.

Your adventure begins with the discovery of the curatorial tanks, marine nurseries where young species grow and develop before being moved to the exhibition tanks. Here, you will witness quarantine processes and medical care essential for ensuring their health and welfare.

Continue your visit by delving into the technical installations, the beating heart of the Aquarium, where you can closely observe the sophisticated monitoring and control system that ensures the perfect functioning of this complex ecosystem. Equally fascinating stops include the kitchen, where food for the Aquarium’s inhabitants is prepared, and the laboratory, where water quality analyses are conducted.

The real highlight of this captivating and exclusive journey is access to the technical area above the exhibition tanks. From this unusual position, you will enjoy a privileged view of the back of the wreck tank, the Mediterranean path tanks, and the tropical tanks of the Gregotti galleries. Remember, at the end of your behind-the-scenes adventure, you are free to explore the standard exhibition path at your leisure. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure in the underwater world of the Livorno Aquarium!

FAQ / good to know

  • No reservation is required.
  • The total duration of the tour is approximately 45 minutes, in addition to the time you spend on a self-guided tour of the facility.
  • The tour is subject to availability and is offered only in Italian.

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Price information

  • The ticket price is €4.00 per person, in addition to the entrance fee to the facility.

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