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University Malaysia Sabah Aquarium & Marine Museum

  • 2013-09-13

This newly established aquarium is located at University Malaysia Sabah, Kota Kinabalu. This aquarium facility is under the supervision of BMRI, hence not open for public everyday, visitors can only visit on specified day and times.


Opening hours

Monday 9.30am-12.30pm 2.00pm-4.30pm
Tuesday 9.30am-12.30pm 2.00pm-4.30pm
Wednesday Close Close
Thursday 9.30am-12.30pm 2.00pm-4.30pm
Friday 9.30am-11.30pm 2.00pm-4.30pm
Saturday 9.30am-12.30pm 2.00pm-4.30pm
Sunday 9.30am-12.30pm 2.00pm-4.30pm
Public Holidays Close Close


The aquarium is well equipped with facilities such as horizontal viewing tank, low light observation area, local reef observation, etc. Sabah is world famous as the divingheaven because a lot of near instinct species could be found here, colourful corals of all different shape and sizes, fishes of all sizes. Some large fishes are even unknown yet to modern science. Every time would be an eye opening experience.


Admission fees

Classification Malaysian Tourists
Children (4-6 years old) MYR2 MYR4
Students (7-17 years old) MYR3 MYR6
Adult MYR5 MYR10
Camera MYR5 MYR10

* The above price is only for reference, the actual price.

Other information

Address: Borneo Marine Research Institute, Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Jalan UMS, 88400 Kota Kinabalu
Telephone inquirie:+60 88 320 000 ext 2332 / +60 162863697