Summer holidays

When you think of summer holidays, you think of longing for the great outdoors and a change of scenery... And just in time, that's exactly what the Aquarium La Rochelle offers: a plunge into the heart of the oceans to discover marine ecosystems and the wonders of nature. This summer, create unforgettable memories by exploring THE place to visit in La Rochelle!

Extended opening hours

The days get longer in summer, and so do the opening times at the Aquarium La Rochelle!

From Monday 8 July to Friday 30 August, you can enjoy evening visits until 11pm. A unique way to discover the wonders of the oceans, in a calm and hushed atmosphere.

Opening times

The Aquarium is open every day of the year.

This summer, the Aquarium is open at the following times:

· Monday 8 to Sunday 21 July: 9am-11pm

· Monday 22 July to Friday 23 August: 8.30am-11pm

· Saturday 24 to Friday 30 August: 9am-11pm.

Last admission is at 9.30pm

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To avoid waiting at the ticket office, we strongly recommend buying your time-stamped ticket online. Only by buying a ticket on our website can you guarantee access to the exhibition on the day and at the time you choose.


It’s best to visit at 8.30am-9am, between 12pm and 1.30pm, or at the end of the day (from 5pm onwards, when attendance is lower).


A cloakroom service is available at a charge. We encourage you to avoid using pushchairs wherever possible, for everyone’s comfort. Scooters, bicycle trailers and other draisies are not accepted.

Small bags and carry-on suitcases are accepted at the Aquarium reception desk. However, large suitcases or travel bags (over 56*45*25cm) are no longer accepted.

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