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“Watery wonderland” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of National Sea Life Centre

National Sea Life Centre
Ranked #26 of 275 things to do in Birmingham
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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 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!
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children
Derby, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Watery wonderland”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 10, 2012

A fabulous place - really interesting and well laid out. You need to allow at least 2 hours and preferably longer to appreciate it all. It's quite pricey but worth the outlay.

Visited October 2012
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Birmingham,
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“Kids love it! Adults well its fish!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2012 via mobile

Took my daughter for a visit as we have a merlin annual pass. She enjoys looking at all the different fish especially the "nemo" tank. I also like the tunnel as this gives you a better view of the turtles and the sharks. The happy feet 4d feature is good but it may scare younger kids. To be honest not much more you can say about the place. Downsides are can be quick to walk around for the admission price, the food area is so tiny as they have converted some of it into a pottery activity. Would return as we have the pass but would not pay full price.

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“over to quick”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2012

For the cost it was pretty poor. The shop is as big as the whole attraction. Suprise suprise. The best bit is the 4d cinema

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“excellent”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2012

if you want a good day out then here is the place to go great value for money. the kids will love looking at all the sea creatures this is a wonderful day out for all the family.

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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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“Thank god for 2-4-1 voucher!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2012 via mobile

This place hasn't changed since our last visit a few years ago. Expensive, so make sure u have a voucher. It takes an hour and half to go round, roughly, so not a lot for your money! Toys in the gift shop overpriced and not great quality. Kids enjoyed it though....

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