NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium

Frequently asked questions

There are no tickets available in the online store for the day I plan to come to you. Will I still buy a ticket at the ticket office?

Yes. The ticket office has a separate pool of tickets. If there are no tickets available in the online shop for the day you choose, you will get them on site at the cash desk.

When can I visit the Aquarium?

The Aquarium opening hours vary depending on the season. You will find all information here.

What is the cost of the tickets?

Current ticket prices can be found in here. We invite you to check the offer of family tickets, discount cards and name tickets. We also recommend following special offers related to holidays such as Children’s Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, appearing in the News tab.

Can I book tickets?

The Gdynia Aquarium does not provide the ticket booking service.

How to get to the Aquarium?

The Gdynia Aquarium is located on the extension of Kościuszko Square, at Aleja Jana Pawła II 1.

Are there queues to entrance of the Aquarium?

Queues to the Aquarium can occur in the summer season. Visits peaks are between 11 a.m. and 03 p.m.

Can tickets be bought in advance?

Yes, tickets can be purchased 14 days in advance.

Who is entitled to free entrance?

Free admission is granted to:

  • Children up to 4 years of age
  • Group supervisors (1 guardian per 10 persons)
  • Carergivers of people with disabilities
  • Employees of the zoological gardens
  • PTTK guides

Authorized persons should aquire a free admission card from the Aquarium ticket office before starting the tour. More information on tickets and admissions to here.

Are there group discounts?

Information about the possibility to tour the Aquarium by the groups can be found here.

Do you have a cloakroom and luggage storage at the Aquarium?

Outside the summer season, there is a cloakroom in the Aquarium. We do not store luggage.

Can the Aquarium be visited with a dog?

The only dogs that can visit the Gdynia Aquarium exhibition are assistance dogs and guide dogs.

A person visiting the Gdynia Aquarium with such a pet must equip it with a harness, have a certificate confirming the dog’s status as a guide / assistant and a certificate of the required veterinary vaccinations.

Unfortunately, other dogs, even those tiny and carried on hands or in handbags, are not allowed at the Gdynia Aquarium exhibition.

Are there guides in the Aquarium?

There are no guiding people in the Aquarium. We invite you to use the web application, available on your phones, without downloading, at przewodnik.akwarium.gdynia.pl.

How long does the tour take?

The average visiting time is about 70 minutes.

Is there a café at the Aquarium?

In the summer, a gastronomic point with a view on the Gulf of Gdańsk operates on the terrace of the Gdynia Aquarium. In low season, there are many places offering meals around the Aquarium.

Can I take photos or record videos at the Aquarium?

Yes. However, please remember to turn off the flash units in rooms with live animals.

Does the Gdynia Aquarium offer parking for guests?

Unfortunately, the Gdynia Aquarium does not have its own parking for guests. However, along the entire length of Skwer Kościuszki, there is a city-paid parking zone where you can leave your vehicle. It’s worth noting that during the summer season, these spots can fill up quickly. The nearest free parking is located in the underground parking of the central park, and there is also paid parking available at the Mercure hotel.

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