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National Sea Life Centre

The Waters Edge | Brindleyplace, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
44-121-633-4700
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Ranked #47 of 159 Attractions in Birmingham
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Owner description: Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through the amazing underwater world of SEA LIFE Brimingham. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks. To get any closer you'll have to get wet!
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Amsterdam
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12 reviews 12 reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014 NEW

Visited to get out of the rain for a while, not cheap but worth a visit. The penguins steal the show like they always tend to do, there are plenty of facts and information around the center to keep you interested as well as the animals. Excellent 4D short version of Happy Feet which was a bonus.

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Midlands
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Beautiful layout, informative and funny. Check online for discounts and vouchers, there are always plenty, to have an even better value for money. Babies of all age will enjoy it, and grown ups too! Advice, bring your snacks because you won't be able to buy anything until you finish your tour, but they have no problems with people eating their... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Came here with my girlfriend and 2 year old niece and thought it was great. It's not the cheapest place in the world but there is plenty to see and it certainly kept my niece entertained. Would probably come again with my nephew although would make sure I get some kind of 2 for 1 voucher.

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Birmingham
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

A lovely day out with beautiful fish and sea life to have a peek at. The tunnel that you walk through with sea life all around you is spectacular. Thoroughly enjoyed that and it was quite funny to experiejce little shrimps cleaning my fingers! Would recommend a trip here with children or just a day out for 2.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Have visited many times but on this occasion was left a bit disappointed. Quite pricey for a 3year old even though we had vouchers for the 2 adults. Encountered some unfriendly staff by the rock pool section, who just stood and stared silently at us and 2 children when we were looking. Managed to get caught up in a school... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Not only will the kids just love Sea Life but it is reasonably priced and in a lovely spot for you to make a good day out of it. Right on the Canal with myriad lunch spots of all prices and some lovely squares to sit and picnic, plus the Library of Birmingham or the Museum very close..........make a day... More

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wolverhampton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Me and my daughter took my granddaughter to the sea life centre for her birthday, its a lovely place very educational and beautiful fish the 4D cinema was fab you only get to see a short clip from the film Happy feet but it made me want to rush home and watch it, the Penguins were amazing the best part... More

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Herefordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I treated my girlfriend to the Sea Life centre as we both hadn't been before. I wasn't sure what to expect but was pleasantly surprised! You wouldn't think of this being in Birmingham! The penguins,jellyfish and seeing the Ray's was great,my girlfriend loved them! And for me seeing the turtle was amazing as there truely amazing! The place was clean... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Love the sea life centre, and the atmosphere it has. I wide it was a a little more educational and there was more information but its nice for an afternoon out. A little expensive for what it is though in my opinion and feels like it ends too soon

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Went here a few years ago and since then they have added a lovely new area where they have penguins, its really peaceful and theres nice music there, you could watch them all day! The jellyfish area is also nice where they have the tanks lit up and then at the end with the tunnel, they've got rid of the... More

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SLC_Birmingham, Public Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hi there and thank you for taking the time to review your visit! It's great to hear you enjoyed our visiting our Gentoo penguins as well as seeing the Jellyfish in the discovery zone! Thanks for sharing your tips for others to plan their visit and we do hope to see you again soon! More

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