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Les musées de Biarritz

Museums in Biarritz

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Le musée de la mer (maritime museum) in Biarritz

MUSEE DE LA MER

Maritime Museum in Biarritz.
First opened in 1935 and now fully renovated.
Definitely worth a visit.
A fascinating  collection of the fish and invertebrates that live in the Bay of Biscay displayed in 24 aquariums with over 150 species including sharks, saw fish and the guitar ray.
And the classic attraction of the seal's pool, seen from under water and in the open air. Don't miss feeding time at 10.30am and 5.pm

La Cité de l'océan à Biarritz/© photos OT Biarritz

OCEAN & SURF CITY IN BIARRITZ

The Ocean and Surf Center in Biarritz opened on the 26th June 2011.

Designed by the american architect Steven Holl, the centre is housed in a building that blends with the shape of the Atlantic waves on the beach just behind it.
There's lots of unique exhibits to see during a visit and much to learn about the ocean and our influence on the Atlantic eco-systems.

MUSEE HISTORIQUE DE BIARRITZ

Rue Broquedis - 64200 Biarritz
Tel. 05 59 24 86 28

Historical Museum of Biarritz
Located in an old Anglican church, the museum tells the story of Biarritz : from the small fishing port of origin, to the famous resort, the 'Beach of Kings'.
The Historical Museum of Biarritz brought the memories of Biarritz, through its collections, paintings, video projections

ASIATICA MUSEE D'ART ORIENTAL

Rue Guy Petit - 642 00 Biarritz
Tel. 05 59 22 78 78

The Asiatica Museum of Oriental Art
The richness of its collection ranks the Asiatica museum among the top 5 European museums of oriental art
Located in the heart of Biarritz, the museum's collection includes over a thousand works of art from prehistory to the present, representing the regions of India, Nepal, Tibet, and China

LA CHAPELLE IMPERIALE

Rue Pellot - 64200 Biarritz
Tel : 05 59 22 37 10

The Imperial chapel was built in 1864 at the request of the Empress Eugenie de Montijo.
This charming chapel harmoniously combining Romanesque-Byzantine and Hispano-Moorish styles and was dedicated to the mexican Black Virgin, Our Lady of Guadalupe. Classified historical monument in 1981

PLANETE MUSEE DU CHOCOLA

14, Avenue Beaurivage - 64200 Biarritz
Tel. 05 59 23 27 72

An unexpected visit to explore the world of chocolate. This museum reveals the unique adventure 'brown gold' through an exceptional collection.
An exclusive exhibition of sculptures made ​​of chocolate. Visit with chocolate tasting.

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