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National Sea Life Centre

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Open Now: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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...more
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3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was a little disappointed with this venue; thought it would have had more than it did. The best part for me was the penguin and the seal areas; my party enjoyed watching these creatures. The gift shop was a tad overpriced.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Thingymebob123
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Thingymebob123 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are sorry to read that you were disappointed with your visit. It is great to read that you enjoyed meeting our seals and cheeky penguins. If you would like to...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

All staff we came across were helpful and friendly / we felt it was good value for money with the use of a voucher. A really interesting and fun day seeing all the sea creatures, we were able to witness some of the feeding times....More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank J0b_27
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi J0b_27 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your great feedback! We are pleased to read that you found our staff friendly and helpful and enjoyed meeting our amazing creatures. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's a lovely place to go!! But I would recommend that you buy the tickets in advance as its a lot cheaper!! All the staff were really friendly and helpful. The place was clean and tidy too! Would recommend to friends and family!!

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I really love to be here with my family expecially during our family day,we set for a trip and this the best trip ever.love to see the penguins 😍😍

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank 94angelt
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi 94angelt Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your fantastic feedback. It is great to read you enjoyed your day and meeting our cheeky penguins. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our trip to Sea Life Birmingham. We visited with our 2 young children (aged 2 & 1) for our youngest’s birthday. Our toddlers were completely in awe of the animals....the colours and variety of the exhibits really captured their imagination. The penguins, in...More

Thank T9780UIjenniferg
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi T9780UIjenniferg Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your great feedback! We are very pleased to see that you and your family enjoyed your experience and that you loved meeting our amazing creatures. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago

A nice family activity for a couple of hours. Lots of lovely sea creatures to observe throughout the trip. Loved the penguins and giant turtles. The 4d cinema is good fun and there was a chance to do a booklet trail to earn a pop...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Tweezeandbubble
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Tweezeandbubble Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed the penguins and meeting Mo our Green Sea Turtle. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a nice time but we had merlin passes and so there was no real cost attached.....don’t even think about going unless you have 2 for 1 it’s absolutely not worth it. Takes no more than about 90 minutes and is generally ok, nothing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Sonia2569
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Sonia2569 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We do recommend that the attraction takes approximately one and a half to two hours to visit with the advantage of being able go around the centre as many times as...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I had 2 for 1 tickets for here so i visited with my 11 year old daughter. It is definitely value for money with the voucher (works out at £10 each then) but I wouldn't like to pay the full price. The visit only took...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Lyndsey M
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Lyndsey M Thank you for taking the time to give us your great feedback. We are pleased to read that your daughter enjoyed meeting and learning about Mo our Green Sea Turtle. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite expensive, especially considering the size. You can make it round here comfortably in around 2 hours. The staff are friendly and helpful although there’s a few occasions where you’re asked if they can take your picture in front of a painted wall and charge...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank issueskid
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi issueskid Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback. We are pleased to read that you found our staff friendly and helpful. Your comments are appreciated as they enable us to develop and improve our attraction. We hope to see...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

It’s a nice place to visit. We own Merlin passes so it’s good value for money in that sense. We also managed to go behind the scenes for a tour!

Date of experience: August 2019
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SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi GlobeTrotting96381 Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your great feedback. We are pleased to read that you enjoyed your visit. We hope to see you again soon.

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gracelouiseface
September 11, 2019|
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Response from T9780UIjenniferg |
We parked on the south car park, which was a couple of mins walk away and paid £6 for 3 hours.
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August 26, 2019|
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I'm not really sure but we went on a hot sunny day and felt OK.
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Joanne N
July 29, 2019|
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Response from F3857AFvictoriad | Reviewed this property |
Around £8-20 depends what photo you get, they do package deals if you wanted more than one, the cheapest is a keyring or the lanyard with a pop badge. The photo point is by the penguins 🐧
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