Fluviàrio de Mora Aquarium
The Fluviario de Mora (Mora river aquarium) in Portugal is one of the new aquariums exclusively dedicated to freshwater habitats.
The Aquarium is housed in a beautiful modern building, designed by Lisbon-based architectural practice Promontorio .
The permanent exhibition of the Mora freshwater aquarium is divided in thematic section, presenting creatures from rivers and lakes, including that from exotic areas, and multimedia exhibits.
Along with being an exhibition centre, the Mora aquarium is also a scientific and cultural institution promoting education on environmental issues and biodiversity and organizes educational programs, conferences and workshops.
At the center, an auditorium and a cafe-restaurant are available to visitors.
The Mora river aquarium is fully accessible to people with disabilities.
Review by Federica Lusiardi, Inexhibit
Photos by Fernando Guerra – Courtesy of Promontorio
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