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Address: 3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
Phone Number: +44 871 423 2110
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures...

Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through the amazing underwater world of The National SEA LIFE Centre 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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Interesting but expensive, look out for offers

The walk up entry cost to this attraction is very expensive. However, pre booking tickets over the internet or using a 2 for 1 offer (mine was on the back of a car park ticket... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We visited over Christmas after debating if it would be enjoyable. When we arrived we was greeted by very friendly lady. We all learnt a lot about the fish and look bed the shark tunnel.

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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The walk up entry cost to this attraction is very expensive. However, pre booking tickets over the internet or using a 2 for 1 offer (mine was on the back of a car park ticket). This attraction is really set up for children, who seem to enjoy it immensely. No real refreshments in the building but there are plenty of... More 

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Thank Rob K
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

a great place for kids and adults alike, i took my 3 Y/O niece and enjoyed it as much as she did, the otters are just gorgeous (they spoon when they sleep) and the i loved the penguins too, which the little one adored seeing all the different fish. it is quite dear to enter but if you can find... More 

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Thank Anna C
Oldbury, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have just been to the Sea Life Centre with my partner. It was an amazing place and they are hot on conservation. It was a bit pricey, but when you realise how much they are spending on conservation you do not mind. Some of the areas could have done with a little more information about the species, but we... More 

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Thank Julie K
Brimingham
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19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Living locally, we are regular visitors to the Sea Life Centre in Birmingham. We always book online in advance, so as to secure the best value for money. The Sea Life Centre isn't cheap! Our children are still under the chargable age, so we only pay for the adults, but the entry fee alone is over £35. Once a child... More 

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Thank TheWeirdTeacher
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots to see and some interaction for visitors. Penguins and otters as well as lots of types of fish, rays, octopus etc. 4D experience lots of fun for younger visitors and interesting facts scattered around for the older ones.

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Thank melodymorris
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited on a Friday afternoon but found it not very busy, much to our surprise. Our family party included all ages. We were all a little dissapointed, having watched a program about the transportation of the penguins.

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Thank jantag
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with a 5 year and 2 year old we had pre booked a timed slot but arrived early and got in straight away as it was quiet . They both enjoyed the Penguins , clown fish and octopus but I feel they were a bit young to appreciate all there is to do .They really liked the tunnel under... More 

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Walsall, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took our 2 year old during the week whilst his older brothers were at school. He loved the fish and spent a long time at each tank, he was delighted looking at the many Sharks. One thing to note is the school groups during the week. It was extremely busy with a large number of school groups. It made... More 

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Thank KT3BOYS
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22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visit here first before heading into the German market. It's very good little sea life the layout is good as well with some good selection of animals. There was also a 4D cinema although not the best I seen its still very good. There was Evan a small quiz whilst walking around the to kids the kids engaged.

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