Museum:Acquario di Roma Expo (Mediterraneum)
address: Viale America, 93
ATTUALMENTE CHIUSO PER LAVORI
The Mediterranean enters the capital.
To know the depth of 'Mare Nostrum' and admire the natural spectacle of Marine Protected Areas on the Italian coast do not need to be an expert: it is sufficient to visit MEDITERRANEUM Aquarium Rome, the new museum and exhibition of aquatic environments in progress under Eur lake in Rome.
MEDITERRANEUM open the door to an amazing and spectacular world, the entertainment of visitors is guaranteed thanks to a pioneering use of technology and at the same time expose a work of profound environmental education through direct contact with some of the most representative species the Mediterranean basin.
A city museum in the Mediterranean, the structure will extend over an area of 14 thousand square meters of salt environments and sealed in a clear acrylic shell, sealed under the mass of water in the lake to offer visitors the feeling of walking on a dark background.
Within these environments are scientifically reproduced, with rocks and real flora, protected parks in the Mediterranean, with a specific focus to the Italians, and some fluvial and lake system environments.
Part of the exhibition area has been naive to the Merlin Entertainments, British multinational leader in entertainment, it can boast a unique experience in the management of theme parks, both in Europe and in the world.
Next to the aquarium will emerge a permanent exhibition area dedicated to the activity of the Mediterranean underwater EXPO Mediterranean, destined to become an important meeting point between scientific research and the public by organizing conferences, exhibitions and screenings.
The aim of the realization of interactive educational Expo, strongly characterized by the use of the latest technology, with the participation of the youngest in a multisensorial experience, able to stimulate interest in the peculiarities of the Mediterranean undersea world and, above all, cultivate love and respect for the environment.
The work, with minimal environmental impact, fully grow under the water surface, the culmination of the project created by the famous architect Marcello Piacentini, which will go to the recovery of history and the central role of Roma, in the the Mare Nostrum culture.
MEDITERRANEUM Aquarium Rome will give birth to a cultural and educational space Eur improve its rich museum, and being able to promote an international network among the largest aquariums in the Mediterranean, introducing not only the animals that inhabit the Mediterranean, also the importance of the Tiber River.
The traditional aquarium and Expo will be accompanied by a large shopping center related to marine world and the Mediterranean services.
Agreements with leading companies in the field of hospitality and reception to offer visitors aquarium high quality catering and all those services (bookstores, specialty shops, playgrounds) can make the visit were signed and unforgettable.
In a survey, presented by Professor Renato Mannehiemer at the Second Conference of Tourism: at the finish line, organized by Roma Capitale in collaboration with the LUISS Guido Carli University, has appeared MEDITERRANEUM - Aquarium Rome as the most anticipated attraction and welcomed by Italian and foreign tourists.
According to the results of this market study - conducted in collaboration with institutions Demoskopea, Doxa, Eurisko, Ipsos, Istituto Piepoli, SWG, Protiviti and TNS and involving seven countries (Italy, China, Germany, UK, Russia, France and USA) - on a scale of 0-10 the attractiveness of future aquarium Rome was assessed with an average of 7.1.
From the research also found that Americans, Chinese and Russians tourists are the most interested in the future Aquarium Rome.