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“Small but lovely”

Galway Atlantaquaria
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$14.24*
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Historic Galway City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off
Ranked #21 of 137 things to do in Galway
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland seeks to present a comprehensive view of the world of water through clear and interesting displays, informed helpful staff and exciting live presentations and animal interaction sessions.This is achieved through accurately displaying aquatic life in a manner that reflects their natural habitats, providing an enjoyable and educational environment to learn about the diverse marine ecosystem of Ireland.As Ireland's largest aquarium we strive to ensure that a visit to the aquarium is original and full of wonder for visitors of all ages.
Newbridge, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
26 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Small but lovely”
Reviewed October 30, 2012 via mobile

We were walking along the promenade and decided to visit on a whim. It is small but lovely, the tours the staff do are excellent for younger kids. Worth a visit

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Dublin, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“All the magic of the sea in a little house”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

Great place to bring your kids and have a nice day out. The staff love there jobs and it shows when you visit. The cost is slightly high but still worth it and if you have any money left don't forget the lighthouse gift shop for your souvenirs :)

Visited July 2012
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Porto Alegre, RS
Level 6 Contributor
86 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Good attraction”
Reviewed October 18, 2012

Well, I had never been in an aquarium before and I have really enjoyed to went there. The best part of visiting there is the pictures you can take. Also you can see a lot of fishes and aquatic's animals. It was really nice to see very close all of them. The funniest was see the fish 'Nemo'.

Visited October 2012
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County Dublin, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“a little expensive”
Reviewed October 10, 2012

Nice to see so many varieties of fish under one roof. Good that your admission ticket lasts all day but felt a little expensive.

Visited September 2012
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Galway, Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
90 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“a bit misleading”
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Fine for kids - and especially children's birthdays - they really do an excellent tour and food and the children love it (when they're young), but for adults there's not really that much here - especially if you've seen some of the major aquariums internationally. That said it's perfect for a rainy day in Salthill. I do love the juices in cafe...

Visited May 2012
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