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Bristol Aquarium

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Interesting few hours.

I took my 10 and 7 year old granddaughters to the aquarium and they found it very interesting. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sheils48
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Bristol, United Kingdom
Very Interesting.

Aquarium a lot smaller than I thought it would be. but plenty of different types of fish to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kenneth N
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Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Fabulous place 😀❤️😍 We love taking our grandson here , he always loves it and it never disappoints . Especially the penguin area and the sea horses dome . So much to see and really well laid out !taking you on a magical journey of...More

Thank Carol B
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Carol, Thank you for your lovely review! Just to clarify that we don't have any penguins here at Bristol Aquarium! Hope to see you again soon, Simon

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love the aquarium, it's not the biggest but it's worth a trip on a weekend, especially if you have kids! The fish are fantastic, both local and tropical, interesting to see what is around the UKs shores! The staff are all very knowledgeable too. We...More

Thank David S
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi David, Thanks for your review. Great to hear that you loved discovering some of the UK's native species - we love our Sunken Shipwreck zone as it introduces these right at the very beginning of the journey Hope to welcome you back again in...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I took my 10 and 7 year old granddaughters to the aquarium and they found it very interesting. I think it is good for all ages as when they get older they do read the information about the fishes and also the plants etc. We...More

Thank Sheils48
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hello! Thank you for your lovely review of Bristol Aquarium. It's great to hear that you took the time to read all about our animals and the plants as well. We're the only aquarium in the UK to have a giant botanical house so we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Aquarium a lot smaller than I thought it would be. but plenty of different types of fish to see.(which most people will never see in the wild)Some of the colours of the fish are amazing.The fish look healthy and the tanks appear well maintained.The display...More

Thank Kenneth N
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Kenneth Thanks for your review. You're so right about having the opportunity to get up close to animals you wouldn't normally see in the wild - I'm always amazed by the way they express their behaviour! Thank you for your comments about your cafe...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic sea life to see and good information. My visit was quite quick but I'll be definitely back for a longer visit and to read and absorb more information. I find this place quite tranquil and relaxing. I like the way this place designed. Also,...More

Thank Mo C
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mo, Great spot on the Yellow Sage! They are beautiful plants and quite striking to look at! Thanks for your positive review, we'll look forward to seeing you again soon! Simon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took our grandsons for a long weekend to Bristol and visited this attraction. We found it to be a well laid out and great experience. There were a number of different sections depicting various parts of the world from Bristol Harbour side to a...More

Thank robplusann
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello Thank you for your review of Bristol Aquarium. I'm really glad to hear that you enjoyed visiting us and liked the layout - one thing that we're planning to improve upon this Winter is the theming of our zones to make it more clear...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great way to spend a couple hours. It's suitable for all mobility abilities... No steps. Lots to see and read, quizzes for the little ones, easy viewing, price average (plenty of various price ranges for adults n kids (kids under 3 free) (carers...More

Thank MacB86
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Mac, Thanks for your recommendation, it's great to hear you had a lovely time here at Bristol Aquarium. Happy to hear that you took part in the quizzes and made use of the stopping areas for a snack! Hope to see you all again,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with some friends and their two year old. The aquarium was a smash hit with the child and kept the rest of us well entertained as well. The exhibits are varied and well turned out and very accessible for young kids (for example,...More

Thank Laytarn
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello, Thank you for your positive review! It's great to hear that the aquarium kept the attention of your friend's two year old. We get quite a few comments about our display height - they were purpose-built with accessibility in mind for viewing at lower...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here with my daughter who's 11, she hadn't been here since a little girl so thought we will 're visit, was a lovely few hours looking at all the different fish and tanks with different things in, very interesting it was. Thoroughly enjoyed...More

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Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Natalie Thank you for your positive review, so glad to hear you made use of our Summer Holiday promotion for Kids for a £quid! Hopefully you enjoyed all of our new animal additions since your last visit and our upgraded signage and interpretation around...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice day out with young children, who thoroughly enjoyed. Not a massive aquarium and we walked through it quite quickly. The ticket entitles you to go around as many times as you want, you can even go out elsewhere for lunch and comeback. In my...More

Thank Nicky-Jo-B
Simon H, Communications Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Nicky Thanks for your review! Great to hear that you made the most of your tickets and got the Summer Holiday special offer too to save some money on your admission. We have had a couple of comments about our microphones recently so we...More

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Shauna C
5 September 2017|
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Response from Darrell F | Reviewed this property |
You don't have to pay for children under 3.
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Naylyan
31 May 2017|
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Response from wiseguy4reel | Reviewed this property |
Hope this helps: Standard (13 yrs+) £14.75 (Standard Admission) £13.28 (Online Price) Junior (3-12 yrs) £9.75 (Standard Admission) £8.78 (Online Price) Child Under 3years Free (Standard Admission) Free (Online... More
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Stevebuster
12 March 2016|
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Response from BristolAquarium | Property representative |
Hi Stevebuster, Thank you for your question. At the current time we do not offer any reduced concession rate for foster carers, only for full-time students with an NUS card, over 60s, and people with disabilities (who may... More
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