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Bristol Aquarium

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Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
+44 117 929 8929
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Something to do...

This is a great place to visit, as something to do and tick off your list. I don't think it's worth... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Excellent day out...for all ages!

Great afternoon spent. Beautiful, Educational, interesting. Would reccommend to all ages. Use the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Anchor Road | Harbourside, Bristol BS1 5TT, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a great place to visit, as something to do and tick off your list. I don't think it's worth the price however - it should be £15 or less just coz it doesn't look all that appealing inside. It was an average experience...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great afternoon spent. Beautiful, Educational, interesting. Would reccommend to all ages. Use the loo's before hand though...

Thank MP-Devon
Reviewed 1 week ago

There is nothing wrong with what is there, its just much smaller than I thought. I visited with my 4 year old little boy so he wasn't interested in stopping and reading all the info but just wanted to see the animals. If you go...More

1  Thank mh2111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very disappointed that the aquarium have missed this opportunity to educate their visitors about the catastrophic effect that plastics are having on our oceans but instead have chosen to actually encourage kids to buy sharks teeth in plastic balls from vending machines throughout...More

2  Thank Emma M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Thank god the aquarium itself is not like the cafe!!!! Avoid the cafe, overpriced 30 minute wait for lunch and it wasn't even busy. The fish and aquarium itself was amazing. Clarity and cleanliness of the water was superb. Gorgeous and obviously well looked after...More

Thank alg999
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I like the Bristol Aquarium. There is a weaving route of several light and dark areas. As well as various different types of fish species, they have small shark, eels, turtles, lobster, sea horse, tiny jellyfish and other types of sea life. They had a...More

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went with a 5 year old and a 1 year old. Both loved it! The one year old was fascinated by everything, especially the inquisitive fish who stared back at her! The 5 year old took much longer than usual inspecting all the tanks,...More

Thank SarahC0805
Simon H, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Sarah, Thank you for sharing your experience with us! I'm really pleased to hear that you all had a lovely day spending time with each other at the aquarium. We definitely advocate spending as much time as possible looking in each of the displays...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We spent just over 2 hours with our two children aged 9 and 6 and really enjoyed the different displays. The staff were friendly and helpful, the information boards concise enough for the children to take an interest in their contents and the Bay of...More

Thank Taylorines
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Although I did enjoy it, I felt it was very small for the price and therefore not worth it, half the price it would be definitely worth a look but £40 for 2 adults and a toddler isn’t very appealingMore

1  Thank jacobw560
Simon H, Manager at Bristol Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 15 December 2017

Hi Jacob Thank you for your review. Glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit with us. Sorry to hear that you found the prices to be too high on your visit, discounted tickets are available online if you pre-book or alternatively promotions are available...More

Reviewed 3 December 2017

Went with my wife and son Sunday morning. Spent 2/3 hours there, really enjoyed, definitely worth a visit

Thank IanHemming
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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.
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
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