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Galway Atlantaquaria

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| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“feeding times” (22 reviews)
“star fish” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Nice place to visit with family, they have some really cool exhibits. Lots to do and see for kids including handling pools with starfish. Try catch feeding time when all the fish come out. Would recommend a visit

Thank Oconnellspat
Reviewed 16 August 2016

We do a trip to the aquarium every two years and we always enjoy it, it's a great resource and the staff are lovely patient with the little and not so little ones. Eddie the wreck fish is everyone's favourite, but the turtle with a...More

Thank Keara M
Reviewed 15 August 2016

we really enjoyed this as you can go in early and have a good look around leave and come back in later on if you want. it is a bit pricey but if the kids are happy then you are happy. we went in and...More

Thank Sinead D
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Visited here on our trip to Galway have to say 1 bad point we have 4 kids so it was a bit over the top on price other than that the kids loved it and so did the adults

Thank Derek G
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We recently visited the Atlantaquaria with our grandchildren and it provided a very enjoyable and educational way to spend a couple of hours. The exhibits were varied and well maintained with a good variety of sea creatures on display. The staff were friendly and helpful....More

Thank 93Gandh
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A brilliant venue for all of the family. Kids of all ages will enjoy a visit to the aquarium in Salthill

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This is an amazing aquarium! The staff are very kind, and helpful. It's perfect for kids, but adults would enjoy it as well.

Thank AvouDaWoopsie
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Brought the kids here during summer holidays they really enjoyed it, was definitely worth the trip great value for money

Thank si_man2983
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Coffee was excellent as was the table service which was unusual for a coffee shop. The toilets were not great. The utensils were clean but the floor and walls need a serious cleaning with Bleach. They appear never to be cleaned thoroughly.

Thank Matt C
Reviewed 4 August 2016

Great experience for both adults, children or school trips. See what we possible are not able to spot in our Oceans...

Thank Anna N
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Response from ShannonBurke99 | Reviewed this property |
Nope no penguins yet
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