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Address: Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
Phone Number: 0117-929-8929
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Well designed space, but species on display a bit underwhleming

I was a bit underwhelmed by this aquarium, although that is partly because I've been spoiled with visits to some really fantastic ones over the years. On the plus sides, it is... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

I was a bit underwhelmed by this aquarium, although that is partly because I've been spoiled with visits to some really fantastic ones over the years. On the plus sides, it is clean and well maintained, and the tanks seem very generously sized. There are lots of open tanks and clever use of space with elevated walkways enabling guests to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This was a pretty fun visit but was too short for the cost of the ticket . I enjoyed seeing the giant lobster and the turtles was very sweet.

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Ulverston, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

A little expensive, for the attraction, but what was there was very good. Big tanks you could view from below and walk under,shark feed/talk was interesting, these places must be expensive to maintain,so I suppose the admission charge is understandable.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I remember going here a long time ago and thinking it wasn't that great. I went again with my boyfriend for my birthday a couple years ago and it is definitely better but still not amazing... Nothing you can't see at a zoo with a lot more animals to see aswel, this place is quite pricey for what you actually... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I have to admit I didn't expect great things from Bristol Aquarium but I was very much mistaken. They have managed to pack quite a lot into a very small space so I enjoyed visiting quite a lot. There are some very beautiful spots where you can just sit and watch the fish/sharks//etc swimming and flowing around. I have to... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Decided to take a look at this little underwater world. The venue is fantastic. So many things to see with great information and a team of staff always ready to help. We will be back for more under the sea adventure. Many thanks

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Paid nearly thirty pounds for an adult and a child and was in for just over an hour. Children weren't stimulated and to be honest neither was I. Wish I had gone to at bristol again instead, to be honest :(

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Spent a nice hour wondering around and enjoyed the extras they did on the day such as feeding the turles etc. The aquarium is a little pricey, but worth a visit as it has a planetarium and some snakes and reptiles too, but if you are looking to spend a bit more time then I would probably recommend the zoo... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

A fine and clever museum to visit in the heart of Bristol. Good for all ages and very inventive. Well worth a visit

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We all enjoyed this visit a well laid out and imaginative building.many interesting pieces of info and some superb fish on show,reception staff a young lady helpful and amusing.

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Address: Address: Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
Phone Number: 0117-929-8929
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