Explore the Wonders of Marine Life in Israel at the Israel Aquarium, JerusalemAttractions travel guide
Israel Aquarium, Jerusalem, is the first aquarium in Israel built by the Gottsman family. The aquarium focuses on the conservation of habitats and marine environments in Israel, a contemporary challenge in nature conservation.
Visiting the aquarium will take you on a fascinating tour that highlights the marine habitats in Israel, including the Mediterranean Sea, the Red Sea, the Sea of Galilee, and even the Dead Sea.
During your visit to the aquarium, you will be taken on a fascinating journey between the different marine habitats in Israel, in the Mediterranean Sea. The complex contains a variety of creatures ranging from shallow shore habitats to deep sea habitats. At the Red Sea displays you will get to know the colorful fish and corals that are unique to the sea.
The one-way route will lead you between the magical worlds of the sea and the creatures that inhabit it.
The aquarium was established in accordance with the recommendations of the National Program for the Conservation of Biodiversity in Israel. These recommendations emphasize the urgent and immediate need to preserve the marine environment in Israel. The habitats, fish, corals and other sea creatures are subject to many ecological threats – the pollution of the sea and its shores, overfishing and constant pressure from various factors such as tourism, trade, desalination, gas and oil drilling.
Due to all of these, the urgent need arose to build a center that would deal with conservation, research, education, information and raising public awareness for the preservation of the sea and its shores. This is the “Israel Aquarium, Jerusalem”
Visitors can enjoy the aquarium’s various exhibits, which showcase the wonders of the marine environment. The exhibits offer an opportunity to learn about the unique marine biodiversity found in Israel and the critical role that conservation plays in preserving this fragile ecosystem.
The aquarium is conveniently located in Jerusalem, making it easily accessible to visitors from different parts of the country. The Israel Aquarium is a must-visit destination for anyone interested in learning about the marine environment and contributing to conservation efforts in Israel.
Address: Derech Aharon Shulov, Jerusalem