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Galway Atlantaquaria

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| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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Good trip kids enjoyed the visit and the ray pool. Fish feeding was a little dull and the kids were... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DonnaW09
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Moville, Ireland
good aquarium

i'm not an aquarium expert but it was pretty good, we had fun. the only problem was it was pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
rcor00
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Galway, Ireland
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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.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea life” (27 reviews)
“star fish” (23 reviews)
“feeding times” (23 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
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+353 91 585 100
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"sea life"
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"star fish"
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"feeding times"
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"small aquarium"
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"rainy day"
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"feed the fish"
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"hold starfish"
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"touch pool"
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"feeding tour"
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"national aquarium"
in 6 reviews
"different species"
in 5 reviews
"family ticket"
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"great attraction"
in 7 reviews
"great for kids"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good trip kids enjoyed the visit and the ray pool. Fish feeding was a little dull and the kids were not involved just watching a girl throw food into the fish

Thank DonnaW09
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i'm not an aquarium expert but it was pretty good, we had fun. the only problem was it was pretty small. fun experience though.

Thank rcor00
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

While on holidays in galway we visited the aquarium. Have to say the staff are amazing. Took time out to bring our children over and hold star fish and feed bigger fish which was such a highlight for them

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Reviewed 10 March 2018

This aquarium was ok. We went there since most everything else was shut down due to the snow. We spent no more than an hour there and were through the entire place. Pretty pricy for the amount of entertainment value

2  Thank Christina W
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We visited here during our holiday in Salthill, while it was pricey it was definitely worth it. The staff were lovely and my little boy had a great time looking at all the fish. The gift shop was expensive but I think you have to...More

Thank Laura G
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

They have hourly tours with a team member explaining about several species and sometimes feeding them, sometime allowing us to touch some species.

Thank Reinaldo2020
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Great experience. We have visited aquariums in Sydney, Australia and in Denmark. This was among the very best. Well worth a visit. Kids loved it. Super. Try to get on one of the fish-feeding tours; staff are great.

Thank C D
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Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It was a good trip especially for younger children. There amazement as they looked at each tank was nice to see. They really enjoyed the feeding times for the fish as well.

Thank Josh M
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

Small Aquarium and very dated but overall there was an okay aray of Salt and Freshwater Fish. A lot of the tanks appeared to be completely empty, (We really really looked!) Ideal for very young kids. We seen everything the Aquarium had to offer in...More

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Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Very average aquarium. All the fish seemed to be something you could order in a resteraunt. Only exciting thing was 'dory & nemo'. Kids might like it though. Not worth the money for two adults

Thank Eibhin M
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sorry no
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Nope no penguins yet
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