Oceanic Museum in Monaco

I don’t like to swim and like to just look at the ocean, but am a huge admirer of the late Jacques Cousteau.  And so it was that I was excited to go to the Oceanic Museum in Monaco, where he had served 31 years as the museum’s director.  Surely, there would be a wing or exhibit dedicated to him……rien, zilch, nada, zero!

The internet makes reference to the ‘Cousteau Aquarium,” but I didn’t see his name anywhere in the museum cousteauand couldn’t figure out why.  I was disappointed and well….. angry that he had been, seemingly, forgotten.  As I walked around the aquarium, looking at all the exotic fish and sea creatures, I certainly didn’t forget to think of Cousteau and the Calypso!

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6 thoughts on “Oceanic Museum in Monaco

  1. Out of sight, out of mind, I’m afraid!

  2. colormusing says:

    Tres etrange, ca! I’m also a huge Cousteau admirer, since I was quite young; in fact, my twin sister and I planned to be marine biologists when we were 9 years old, largely because Cousteau was our hero.

  3. Thanks, Lindy – I too watched his TV series when I was young – he had such an impact on a lot of people.

  4. Lisaman says:

    he is an interesting man

  5. Indeed – a legend who changed how we view our world.

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