National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam

  The National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam located in Nha Trang Beach City, offers interesting exhibits of local Vietnamese marine life, including over 20,000 live and preserved marine specimens. The museum was first opened to public in 1922, the institute also sponsors ongoing research and community projects, such as captive breeding programmes, preservation and regeneration of local coral reefs around Vietnam. Opening Hours : Daily from 06:00 – 18:00 Address : No 1 Cau da, Nha Trang, Khanh Hoa Telephone : +8458 359 0036 The collection of National Oceanographic Museum of Vietnam is so extensive that it spans two floors within a French colonial construction in Cau Da (a few kilometres south of Nha Trang city centre). The ground floor of the building houses glass tanks of various sizes filled with marine life such as reef sharks, turtles, scorpion fish, anemones, puffers, and lionfish as well as coral reefs and seaweed from many regions of the world.