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Margarita Marine Museum

Margarita Marine Museum

Margarita Marine Museum

Margarita Marine Museum (Boulevard EL Paseo, Boca de Rio 6304, Nueva Esparta) – this museum was opened in 1994 by its founder (marine biologist Dr. Fernando Cervigón), with contributions by the Venezuelan state, as well as private benefactors like Movistar. It educates students on the marine life that exists at nearby waters (ranging from mollusks and crustaceans, to sharks, turtles, and marine mammals like whales and dolphins). This museum received frequent visits from school groups and private researchers interested in Venezuela’s marine life. Hours: 9:00 am – 4:30 pm daily. Visit its website for more info: www.museomarino.com