Aquarium Pula, Verudela, fun for the whole family in Pula, Istria

Aquarium Pula, Verudela – Points of interests

From the roof of the fort, a beautiful view over the entire city of Pula and Istria extents to the distant horizont, while in the moat you can enjoy refreshments on our summer terrace.


Fortress Verudela
– Fortress with preserved rooms, tunnels and a moat
– Roof: Belvedere
– Moat with caponiers
– Exhibition of photographs with fortresses from Pula
– Exhibition of works from the International Fortification Architecture Workshops


Central part
– Central aquarium of 300 m3 for sharks

Ground floor
– Northern Adriatic flora and fauna
– NW caponier: Evolution exhibition with living fossils and reptiles
– SE caponier: fish from European rivers and lakes, shelter for red-eared slider turtles, summer terrace, interactive exhibition “The Park of Physics”

1st floor
– Southern Adriatic and Mediterranean flora and fauna
– Tropical marine
– Freshwater fish
– Marine Turtle Rescue Centre
– Projection of short educational movie “Posidonia oceanica“
– Marine chemistry and biology laboratories
– Sea horses room

For those who want to know more (during summer season)
– Demonstrations of marine biology or chemistry in our laboratories (included in the ticket price, TUE and THU, 11:00 – 12:00)
– Viewing during feeding time (included in the ticket price, from MON to FRI; 12:00 – 13:00)
– Oceanographic programme “Blue School” on the boat (up to 4 hrs, additional payment is required)

April, May and September 10.00 – 18.00 h
June – August 09.00 – 22.00 h
October – March 10.00 – 16.00 h