Frequently asked questions
The Aquarium-Vivarium is planned to open the October 21st 2017.
Fresh water is the common theme of the visit circuit. AQUATIS will let visitors discover the often unknown fauna and flora of our planet’s most fascinating freshwater environments. Through the animals presented, the decors and an extraordinary scenography, AQUATIS aims to stimulate reflection and a new awareness among visitors of the importance of protecting aquatic environments. Innovative projects, linked to sustainable development, will be presented.
Some 10 000 fish.
Around one hundred.
Around 200 different species.
The water will be between 15 and 29°C depending on the aquarium and the regions that they represent.
It should take around 2 hours.
Yes, on current topics and water.
There will be 1 temporary exhibition per year.
The price strategy is being studied. Family rates and season tickets will also be proposed.
There will be a reception area for classes and a picnic area.
Yes, a shop is planned.
Yes, a fast-food restaurant.
Yes. You can share your lunch break with piranhas!
The Aquarium’s self service restaurant offers a wide range of finger food as well as more elaborate, bistronomic-type cuisine.
Yes, the Vennes P+R car park (1 200 vehicles) and parking places for buses and coaches.
Yes. Sundry attractions for the young and not so young, and educational workshops for school children will be proposed.
By car: A9 motorway - exit 10 Lausanne-Vennes, take Route de Berne in the direction of Moudon/Epalinges, then follow signs to P+R Vennes. The underground car park entrance is on your right.
By train: from the Lausanne CFF train station, take the passage under the railway lines, then the M2 metro line (direction Croisettes) – Vennes stop; it takes around 10 minutes.