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Aquarium and Marine Museum

Aquarium and Marine Museum



The state-of-the-art marine museum is yet another addition to the Universiti Malaysia Sabah campus.

Established in 1995, the Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) is aimed to promote education, research and training in conservation and sustainable development of marine resources, and a rational deployment of biotechnology.

Situated within the Borneo Marine Research Institute (BMRI) Complex adjunction to the Sepanggar Bay area, this aquarium and marine museum boasts one of the best aquarium facilities on the Borneo Island.

Among its facilities are the free standing exhibition tanks, live open water reef exhibition centre, live shallow reef exhibition centre, mangrove walk, contemporary Marine and Maritime Museum, Multimedia Interactive Information Kiosk, and Sipadan deep dive diorama.

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    Getting There

    UMS is located about 3 kilometers away from the heart of the city (approximately 10 – 15 minutes drive away).

    Visiting hours

    Monday, Tuesday & Thursday : 9.30 pm - 12.30 pm

    Friday : 9.30 pm - 11.30 pm

    Saturday & Sunday : 9.30 pm - 12.30 pm

    AFTERNOON : 2.00 PM - 4.30 PM