The Maritime Museum of Biarritz
Open to the public since 1933, the Aquarium and Museum are housed in an Art Deco building. It offers visitors an experience to discover flora and fauna, with more than 150 species, on a trip to the oceans and seas around the world, from the Pacific to the Atlantic North to the Caribbean sea. Expanded in 2011, it has 7,000 square meters and it has one of the largest swimming pools in France.
Being Biarritz a whale fishermen´s small village originally, it´s in the
Museum that we can find memories and adventures of sailors. In the
Aquarium, we find the beauty of its marine residents, as you can
observe various species of sharks, rays, barracudas, and the stars of
the aquarium - seals, as well as many other species that delight all the
family, in the discovery of the animals that inhabit the bottom of the