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The Aquarium is an advanced entertainment building in Civilization VI: Rise and Fall. It is built in the Water Park district and requires a Ferris Wheel (or one of its replacements).

  • Effects:
    • +1 Amenity Amenity from entertainment. This bonus extends to each City Center within 9 tiles. This bonus applies once to a city, and multiple copies of this building within 9 tiles of a City Center do not provide additional bonuses.
    • +1 Science Science to each coastal resource, Shipwreck Shipwreck, and Reef tile in this city.

Strategy[edit | edit source]

The Aquarium provides an extra Amenity Amenity to all cities within nine tiles of its district, as well as extra Science Science from Reefs, Shipwreck Shipwrecks, and water-based resources within its city's territory. If you build it in a Science Science-focused city, be sure not to let any Archaeologists excavate nearby Shipwreck Shipwrecks (unless you have no other way to get an Artifact Artifact you desperately need).

Civilopedia entry[edit | edit source]

The modern aquarium brings the pleasure of seeing the great beasts of the deep without putting one's limbs at risk. They would provide a bridge between spectacle and education.

The Romans would get a start in the fish tank game with their early marble aquariums with a single pane of glass around 50 CE. However, the first public aquarium wouldn't appear until 1853, with the construction of the London Zoo's 'Fish House.'

Today, Atlanta, Georgia boasts the largest aquarium in the world featuring a whopping 24 million gallon shark tank.

Civilization VI Buildings [edit]

AirportAmphitheater (Marae GS-Only.png) • Ancestral Hall R&F-Only.pngAncient WallsAquarium R&F-Only.pngAquatics Center R&F-Only.pngArchaeological MuseumArena (Tlachtli) • ArmoryArt MuseumAudience Chamber R&F-Only.pngBank (Gilded Vault3Grand Bazaar GS-Only.png) • Barracks (Basilikoi Paides1) • Broadcast Center (Film Studio) • CathedralChancery1Coal Power Plant GS-Only.pngConsulate1Dar-e MehrFactory (Electronics Factory) • Ferris Wheel R&F-Only.pngFlood Barrier GS-Only.pngFood Market R&F-Only.pngForeign Ministry R&F-Only.pngFortress2GranaryGrand Master's Chapel R&F-Only.pngGrove1Guildhall2GurdwaraHangarHeadquarters2Hydroelectric Dam GS-Only.pngIntelligence Agency R&F-Only.pngKeep2LibraryLighthouseMarket (Sukiennice1) • Mass Grave2Medieval WallsMeeting HouseMilitary AcademyMonument (Old God Obelisk3) • MosqueNational History Museum R&F-Only.pngNilometer2Nuclear Power Plant GS-Only.pngObelisk2Oil Power Plant GS-Only.pngPagodaPalacePlague Hospital2Power PlantQueen's Bibliotheque GS-Only.pngRenaissance Walls (Tsikhe R&F-Only.png) • Research LabRoyal Society R&F-Only.pngSanctuary1SeaportSewerShipyardShopping Mall R&F-Only.pngShrineStable (Ordu R&F-Only.png) • StadiumStock ExchangeStupaSynagogueTemple (Prasat1Stave Church) • University (Alchemical Society3MadrasaNavigation School1) • War Department R&F-Only.pngWarlord's Throne R&F-Only.pngWater Mill (Palgum1) • WatWorkshopZoo (Thermal Bath GS-Only.png)

1 Requires a DLC2 Specific scenarios only • 3 Secret Societies mode only

R&F-Only.png Added in the Rise and Fall expansion pack.
GS-Only.png Added in the Gathering Storm expansion pack.

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