Brest attractions

Aquarium in Brest

Océanopolis

If you've kids in tow, bring them here. Much more than just an aquarium, this enormous 'aquatic world' is divided into three pavilions containing polar, tropical and temperate ecosystems. Highlights are the shark ta…
Museum in Brest

Musée de la Marine

Get to grips with Brest's maritime military history and briny past at this museum housed within the fortified 13th-century Château de Brest, built to defend the harbour on the Penfeld River. Following the 1532 union…
Museum in Brest

Tour Tanguy

Inside this 14th-century tower, displays on Brest's history include a sobering reminder of what Brest looked like on the eve of WWII. One display documents the visit of three Siamese ambassadors in 1686, who present…