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Address: 3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
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+44 871 423 2110
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Description:

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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February 2017

Went with a couple friends and our kids. We bought tickets for a certain time and the fluidity of the visit was lovely, it wasn't too crowded. I don't think it would have been as... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed today
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Jayden, my grandson had a fantastic time. From naming the fish from the Nemo films to gazing in wonder at the sharks. He thoroughly enjoyed himself. When his mother collected him, it was all he could talk about. I, on the other hand, was completely exhausted. To be expected at my age!

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Thank normao211
Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

The experience was amazing seeing all the different fish my great nephew who is 4 years old was amazed and said I don't want to go home he really enjoyed himself we will be returning for another visit and bringing friends with us

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Thank joanne2259
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Went with a couple friends and our kids. We bought tickets for a certain time and the fluidity of the visit was lovely, it wasn't too crowded. I don't think it would have been as enjoyable had there been more visitors at the same time as us.

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Thank Bmlm1980
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

We visited Birmingham Sealife centre on 18/2/17 having pre-booked the feeding the turtle experience for my 21 year old maring biology student daughter. Having arrived at 11.00 we first had a quick look around the centre then as directed returned to the reception where we were met by the young lady who took us to the feeding bay. She then... More 

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Hemel Hempstead, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a family of 8 we were met by a very helpful member of staff (sorry didn't get his name) who worked out the cheapest deal for us all. It wasn't half term so wasn't that busy, the centre isn't the biggest we've been to but it was definitely the best one. We really liked the layout of the centre... More 

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Thank Mark2380086
Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed our time here, although it was very busy which meant a lot of queuing. The penguins were on form and great to watch!

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Thank Ami C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We enjoyed our trip to the sea life centre. Only thing I found was that the behind the scenes tour they offer (at an additional cost) was not really worth it. Wouldn't do that bit again

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Thank nic00407
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fab visit and worth the money if u go after 3pm!! Can get very busy at times and wouldn't recommend for family's with very young children in a pushchair!! Overalll really enjoyed!

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Thank Kerry B
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the centre on Saturday 18th February. There were far too many people in the centre at the time of our visit. We were unable to get anywhere near the tanks. Our son is autistic and he wasn't able to cope with the amount of people and the noise. Thankfully we are annual pass holders so will be able... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited today as my birthday present from a friend and went to have the VIP penguin experience. My friend was able to book herself in for the experience too when we arrived which was even more special as she could join me. We were shown/ guided by James M & Paris who were absolutely fantastic and clearly had a great... More 

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