National Sea Life Centre, Birmingham

3.4
#1 of 41 in Parks in Birmingham
Discover the underwater world at National Sea Life Centre. Wander through over 60 displays showcasing more than 1,000 ocean and freshwater creatures, including hammerhead sharks, giant turtles, and otters. Touch crabs and starfish at the interactive rock pool, and attend feeding demonstrations for various aquarium inhabitants throughout the day. Join one of the walkthroughs or sit in on a talk to learn more about the fish and animals here, or check out a short film in the 4-D cinema. The site does not have a cafe, but you can find plenty of dining options in town. Have your hand stamped before exiting so that you can freely return any time before the aquarium closes. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to National Sea Life Centre by using our Birmingham trip maker site .
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  • This trip was enjoyable for everyone in the family. There's a kids trail that keep your little ones occupied. The creatures are beautiful and the visit was extremely informative. Watching the creature...  more »
  • It is a very nice and educating experience for kids specially the part where your kid can be very close to the sea lions in a glass chamber was enjoyed by the kids and then the 3d experience was one o...  more »
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  • Really enjoyed our visit - we bought tickets online for 3.30pm following day , a Saturday afternoon; only £13ea so great value. Although we missed feeding times, it was pretty quiet and we could take our time as we walked round. Really impressive tanks and a wide range of fish including sharks - they even have a guitar shark (yep). The 4D cinema was good fun too - even at my age! Would like to have seen more details on the marine life - what they eat, predators etc In all, a great couple of hours.
  • Really enjoy it with my kids. It looked small from the outside but it kept us entertained for 3 hours. We took a picnic and the staff were helpful saying we can eat anywhere there is a bench. The water tunnel and windows were amazing. Great buzz from the reaction of our kids and other people.
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