Rates & schedules

2017 Campaign - Sea lion and shark on a desert island, around a terrestrial globe with a turtle sitting on itYou will find all the information you need for your visit: opening times, individual rates, subscriptions, external sales agencies and on-line ticket sales.

Online tickets

Buy smart and safe, choose an Online ticket:

  • Save time and skip the line: access directly to the entrance of the exhibitions.
  • Open ticket 30 days: Your ticket is valid once during 30 days from the purchase date
  • From 4 tickets purchased:
    • Rate 'Family and Friends' (€ 2.50 discount on the full adult and child rate)
    • Discounts in Nausicaa’s bars, shops and restaurants (managed by Nausicaa)

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Opening times

Nausicaa is open every day, all year round*, from 9:30 A.M. to 6:30 P.M. (to 7:30 P.M. in July and August).

*Nausicaa is closed on 25 December all day long and on 1st January until 2:00 PM.
Annual closing period: from January 8th to February 2nd, 2018, inclusive.


Hot Tips

As a tour of the Centre lasts about two and a half hours, the tickets sale stops one hour before Nausicaa closes (6:30 PM in July and August, and 5:30 PM the rest of the year). 

Tickets purchased 2 hours before closing are valid until noon on the following day and on presentation of proof of identity when you have your ticket stamped and when you come back next day. .

Rates for Individuals
(from January 1st 2016 until 31st December 2017)
These rates are not contractual and are based on VAT effective in January 2016.

Accepted payment methods: Cash (€), Mastercard, Visa, American Express, Holiday Vouchers, Culture Vouchers from the Groupe Chèque Déjeuner, Bank Cheques on presentation of proof of identity

Visit of Nausicaa (permanent exhibition and temporary exhibition included)

Full rate over 12 years old: € 19. 

Full rate from 3 to 12 years old: € 12.50.


Students and the unemployed: € 13.35. 

Over-60s: € 17.50.

Disabled visitors: € 10.60.Tour circuit adapted to people of reduced mobility

These prices apply subject to presentation of supporting documents at the ticket counter.

Pushchair rental: € 3.90.

For reasons of visitor safety and comfort, Nausicaa reserves the right to limit pushchair access on very busy days and the access of the exhibition is forbidden to bulky pushchairs. Baby-carriers are available at Group ticket counter reception, within the limit of the available stock.

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Rates for Family and Friends (4 persons and over)
(from January 1st 2016 until 31st December 2017)
These rates are not contractual and are based on VAT effective in January 2016.

Visit of Nausicaa (permanent exhibition and "Island Stories" exhibition included)

(may not be used with other discounts)

Rates for Family and Friends: 

Discount on full price ticket: 
- Over 12 years old: € 16.55.
- From 3 to 12 years old: € 9,65.

Reductions in the shops and bars in Nausicaa

- 10 %: in Nausica's shops, Tropical Lagoon Bar, and Bistrot Côté Plage.
- 5 %: bookshop.

Annual PASS

Unlimited admission for 1 year plus other advantages: ddocumentation at Nausicaa's reception desk

- Over 12 years old: € 47.
- From 3 to 12 years old: € 31,50.
- Family PASS (2 persons over 12 years old +2 persons from 3 to 12 years old): € 126.

Subscription renewal (renewal within the month following expiration of the PASS) 

- Over 12 years old: € 40.
- From 3 to 12 years old: € 27,50.


Points of sale 

Sale of Nausicaa tickets with the accommodation


  • La Matelote: 70, Boulevard SAINTE-BEUVE, 62200 BOULOGNE-SUR-MER. Phone: (00 33) 3-21-30-33-33.
  • Hôtel du Parc: 111 Avenue FRANCOIS 1er 62152 HARDELOT (approximately 20 minutes from Nausicaa). Phone: (00 33) 3-21-33-22-11.

Guest Rooms:

  • La Volière: 259, Rue NATIONALE, 62200 BOULOGNE-SUR-MER. Phone: (00 33) 3-21-91-08-02.
  • Terrasses de l'Enclos - Enclos de l'Evêché: 6, Rue de PRESSY (Old Town), 62200 BOULOGNE-SUR-MER. Phone: (00 33) 3-91-90-05-90 / Fax: (00 33) 3-91-90-05-94.
  • Le Canville: 3 rue de l'Eglise 62360 SAINT-LEONARD (approximately 10 minutes from Nausicaa). Phone: (00 33) 3-21-30-26-20.
  • La Grange dimière: Rue de la CLUSE, 62280 SAINT-MARTIN BOULOGNE. Phone: (00 33) 3-21-91-12-27.


Public Points of Sale

  • Ticketnet network: AUCHAN, LECLERC, VIRGIN, LA VOIX DU NORD offices. Phone (from France): 0-803-34-63-46.
  • France Billet network: 335 points of sale: FNAC, CARREFOUR, CONTINENT, NUGGETS MADISON. Phone (from France): 0-803-02-00-40.
  • Digitick network: online tickets.Phone (from France): 0-892-70-08-40.



Nausicaa aquarium online ticket office



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