Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium

Questions and answers

Here you will find the most frequently asked questions about Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium. If you cannot find what you are looking for, you are welcome to contact us at or by phone at 70 10 70 60.

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Large aquarium tank with fish and children looking on.
Is the building wheelchair accessible?

Yes, the entire Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium is wheelchair accessible.

Is RV parking available at Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium?

Yes, we have large parking spaces at our disposal, so you will have enough space to park your RV during your visit with us. The nearest 24-hour RV parking facility is Skjerva Bobilparkering, which is within walking distance of Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium. There is also a bus service on this stretch if you do not want to bring your vehicle for your visit

Are there separate admission tickets for the Aquarium, Science Centre and Aquaculture Display Centre at Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium?

No, there are not. Inside Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium, you will find a Science Centre, an Aquarium and an Aquaculture Display Centre, and the admission fee grants you access to all of these exhibits with the same ticket

Can food be purchased at Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium?

Yes, we have our own café, which offers, among other things, homemade food made from local ingredients.

Are fast charge/charging stations for electric vehicles available at Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium?

No, unfortunately, there are no fast charge stations for electric vehicles near Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium.

Do you offer a student discount?

No, unfortunately we do not offer a student discount.

What bus do I need to take to get to Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium?

You can take the No.1 bus from Downtown Ålesund/Moa in the direction of Hessa. The closest stop is called “Tuenesvegen”. Our facility is about a 10–15-minute stroll from there. See to find bus routes and departure times.

How long does it take to walk/drive from Downtown Ålesund to Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium?

It is about 3.6 km from Downtown Ålesund to Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium, and if you choose to walk along Kirkegata/Steinvåvegen, you will be able to observe the unique buildings in the famous German Art Nouveau (Jugendstil) style and walk the Hans-Marta trail, which offers a lovely view of the Valderøyfjord and the islands north of Downtown Ålesund. This walk is suitable for everyone, and there are several bus stops along the road that go to Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium, in case you change your mind.

How to get here?

You can choose to walk, bike, take public transportation or drive to Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium. We have a bicycle rack right outside the main entrance, and you can take the No.1 bus from Downtown Ålesund Centrum/Moa. The closest stop to Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium is called “Tuenesvegen” and our facility is about a 10–15-minute stroll from there. See to find bus routes and departure times. From Downtown Ålesund it is about a seven-minute drive to Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium, and we have ample parking.

Can I rent a wheelchair during the visit?

We have one wheelchair which can be rented free of charge. We recommend contacting us before your visit to reserve it at the time you need it. Contact us at or by phone at 70 10 70 60

Can I bring a dog in?

Unfortunately, dogs are not allowed into Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium due to, among other things, infection control and allergy considerations. Instead, we can facilitate parking closer to the building in a shaded area, so that you can more easily check on your dog during your visit. If necessary, please contact us by phone at 70 10 70 60 or before you arrive

Do You accept carer certificate?

Yes, we accept carer certificates.

Is it possible to purchase allergy-friendly foods at Atlanterhavsparken Aquarium?

Yes, you can buy this in our café. If you have any questions about allergens, please contact our chef at

NB! We offer gluten-free options, but it is not made in a 100% gluten-free environment.

Can you bring barbecue food and grill in the outdoor area of the park?

No, this is not allowed as the adapted benches are reserved for visiting kindergartens and school classes. We sell food and beverages at the café, which can be purchased during opening hours.