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The Achill Experience contains an Aquarium, an exhibition on Island life, a Replica deserted village boley house complete with artifacts of the era, an art exhibition and a History Room as well as an audio visual room showing documentaries covering...more
All reviews sea life gift shop scallops star fish well worth a visit enjoyable visit his knowledge rock pools small place really enjoyed our visit explained everything touch pool asking questions on display children aged information boards rainy day
Visited today and thought it would be a very short visit due to size of aquarium. But found it very interesting especially listening to Tom who was full of really interesting information.Also found the visitor centre very well presented. Great place for a wet windy...More
We spent between 1 and 2 hours here. A different aquarium to other I've been to as it focused mainly on local fish. A knowledgeable attendant explained the types of fish and pointed them out in the rock pools to us and let us feel...More
While this might be the smallest aquarium you'll ever visit, it might well be one of the best. We lunched in a pub just by the bridge over to the island, and the barman there told us it was 'not to be missed', so on...More
Excellent. A great trip to Achill myself and my partner. The aquarium was amazing. It might be small but its full, and Tom was brilliant. It was a very personal guide. Showed and told us all the little tricks and secrets of the fish and...More
This may be a small aquarium but it is well worth visiting. Tom the guide was only too keen to engage with us and demonstrate his knowledge of the local sealife found around the Irish coastline.
There are only a few tanks, compared to other...More
This is, of course, a small aquarium but what it lacks in size it more than makes up in the enthusiasm of the staff, in particular the incredibly knowledgeable and very affable aquarist, Tom. Tom, a septuagenarian originally from Scotland, was delightful and spent a...More
We had such a good time at the Achill Experience. We were lucky to have Daniel show us around the aquarium. He was so passionate, so knowledgeable, he showed us so much, let us see the fish up close. We learned so much about the...More