Aqua Ferskvands Aqvarium

Region

Europe

Country

Denmark

Flyway

East Atlantic flyway

Initiative

WLI Europe

About

AQUA was inaugurated in 1993 as a non traditional ‘inside-out’ aquarium which takes you to the bottom of lakes and streams.

Work Areas

An ‘inside out’ aquarium which takes you to the bottom of streams and lakes

The circular AQUA building is placed in a number of big outdoor aquarium lakes and the visitor can watch the freshwater life at close range through large landscape windows.

See www.aqua-ferskvandsakvarium.dk.

Expertise

Interpretation and exhibitry

Supplementary to its outdoor lakes, AQUA offewrs a number of indoor activities – e.g. a special exhibition presenting aquaria with darkness of the night, varying exhibitions, touch tank (where fish can be actually touched), special aquaria inside the building, a lab with micro/macro scanners, and microscopes presenting water insects.

AQUA’s beautiful park near the Silkeborg lakes presents lakes and enclosures with lots of plants, birds, otters and beavers.

Contact

Erik Hofmeister

E: eh@ferskvandscentret.dk

Lars Nygard (Warden)