La Cité de l'Océan

The Cité de l'Océan is a fun-scientific space dedicated to understanding the ocean.

The structure innovates by its architecture and its content, the ocean in all its forms is presented there.

The visitor is an actor of his discoveries, through universes based on interactive devices ... New experiences in the heart of the ocean!

At the Cité de l'Océan, listen, touch, feel and dive into the depths of the ocean thanks to immersive 360-degree experiences, fun devices, 3D animations, augmented reality, a robot, simulators of surfing, virtual reality ...

All these activities will transform your visit into a captivating odyssey!

Opening periods

Opening periods
  • From 23 August 2021 To 31 October 2021
  • From 1 November 2021 To 24 December 2021
  • The 25 December 2021
  • From 26 December 2021 To 31 December 2021
Opening time
  • From Monday au Sunday from 10h00 to 19h00

Useful information

Access :
  • Accès : - Aéroport/aérodrome Aéroport de Biarritz Pays Basque : 5Km
    - Autoroute Biarritz La Négresse : 4Km
    - Gare ferroviaire Gare SNCF de Biarritz : 2,5Km
Groups welcome :
  • Yes
Individual visits - average duration of the visit :
  • Individual visits - average duration of the visit : 150
Group visits - average length of visit :
  • Group visits - average length of visit : 150
Visitation languages :
  • French
  • Spanish
  • English
Information on visits :
  • Information on visits : Visite libre. Visites guidées sur réservation.
Language (s) practiced :
  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
Link (s) to Virtual Tour :
Accepted animals :
  • No
Conditions of visit :
  • Unaccompanied tours
  • Guided tour by appointment only
Accessible to people with reduced mobility :
  • Yes
Languages info boards and AV :
  • French
  • English
  • Spanish
Location :
  • Near a motorway
  • Close to a Route Nationale
  • Near an airport
  • By the seaside
  • Close to the beach
Museum theme :
  • Maritime
  • Natural sciences
  • Sciences and techniques
Type of heritage :
  • Museum
On-site activities :
  • Workshop for children
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Specific themed events

Customers' opinion

1 avenue de la plage 64200 BIARRITZ

Phone : +33 5 59 22 75 40