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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 #58 of 200 attractions in Birmingham
Type: Aquariums
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... more » 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! « less
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Hereford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

I visited this attraction in August 2014. It is a lot cheaper to book online in advance plus there is a separate queue for the entrance for advance booked tickets which is a lot quicker! We got the train to Birmingham New street which is about 15min walk but the sealife centre is not very well sign posted. It took... More

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birmingham
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

We had a brilliant afternoon at the Sealife centre. Yes, it was busy (August and loads of families) but the staff were helpful and friendly and although we were part of a queue around the attractions we didn't feel that we had to move on. Highlights: penguins having a good time, the squid coming out and looking at us, very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

A good day had by us. The penguins by far were the favourite part! We managed to get a deal on the admission through wowcher. I don't think it's worth the full price admission fee. It has a lot for you to see and it can get crowded. A cafe inside by the soft play would be a good idea.... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We attended the centre with some friends which included a 7 yr old and a 13 yr old. I was expecting a queue as I have not pre booked. I only queued for 10 mins (it had not long opened), I used the Kelloggs promotion voucher where the adult is free when accompanied by a full paying adult or child.... More

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We joined the ques wich is looong and then it was expensive and then we saw most of it quik because it was a confine place and my sisster is clostrovabic and they have also got a 4d cinema and otters and the gift shop is big and you cancer Timmy off Timmy time

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

Visited the Sea Life Centre yesterday, i have been there quite a few times and I do admit not much has changed, however each time you're drawn into the depths of marine life, exploring thousands of various creatures. The tunnel could be larger but the fact that you have a shark swimming over you, is a fantastic experience within itself.... More

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Really not worth the money! A boring couple of hours with not that much to look at. Do not waste your money!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

Considering this is described as the 'national' sea life Centre, I expected more. The displays that were there were good. Clear, clean and we'll laid out. However there just wasn't that much to see. There wasn't that much room to move around either. The aisles were pretty narrow so you either felt obliged to move on quickly to allow those... More

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Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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34 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

my daughter and i visited here on a two for one deal traveling to Birmingham on the train as well which made it a nice walk to they sea life center we walked back a long the canal and found some lovely shops too so all in all a good day out in Birmingham

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My husband and I recently visited birminghams sealife centre with our 8 year old son and his friend.Even though we had vouchers for free adult entry (which turns out to be the same price as a child entry) it still cost us over £40,which we thought to be expensive especially as we were only at the centre for a few... More

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