The Acquario Civico di Milano (Civic Aquarium of Milan) is housed in an Art Nouveau period building complete with friezes and hand-painted tiles. Established in 1906 as part of the International Exhibition in Milan, it is the third oldest aquarium in Europe. This small but beautiful aquarium, located at the edge of Milan’s largest public park, Parco Sempione, houses many varieties of sea creature in well-maintained, clearly labelled display tanks. Open Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 5.30pm. Closed on Mondays.
Viale G. Gadio 2, 20121 Milano / +39 02 8846 5750 / www.acquariocivicomilano.eu