All Ages Indoor Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium, Anchor Rd, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS1 5TT
0117 929 8929
Average time spent - 2 hours
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Located in the city centre, the aquarium is just a few yards from We The Curious and Millennium Square.

The underwater adventure begins in a sunken shipwreck, where native fish have claimed the wreck as their home. Inspired by UK coastlines, the exhibition features catsharks, crayfishes, lobsters and jellyfish.

The aquarium’s Urban Jungle is the only botanical house to feature in a UK aquarium, and it’s here you’ll get up-close-and-personal with several types of ray, terrapins and freshwater fish. Visit at 1.30pm to catch the bay of rays talk to learn more about them.

The exhibition leads on to the 60,000 litre Mighty Amazon display home to deadly piranhas, turtles, and other freshwater species.

But the real centrepiece of the aquarium is the open-top Coral Seas display. The 250,000-litre display is home to over 250 marine animals such as pufferfish, Nemo and Dory. Two underwater tunnels navigate through the display offering an immersive experience, with a floor-to-ceiling viewing window at the end of the two tunnels.

FAQ and Further Information Bristol Aquarium

Is there food and drink available?

There is a cafe on-site selling hot and cold food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Aquarium with lots of different tanks, an urban jungle, amazon themed display, sunken ship and the coral seas plus two underwater tunnels. Toilets and a cafe.

What are the ticket prices?

*Higher priced
*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Higher priced. Tickets bought online cost £15.26 for an adult and £9.77 for a child aged 3-12 years. Under 3’s are free. Other pricing options are available.

Is there parking?

You have to pay to park. Parking at Millennium Square car park is recommended.

When are they open?

Bristol Aquarium is open almost all year round. For up to date opening times and dates please follow this link.

Dog friendly?

Only assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

This is a guest post with thanks to Charlotte from The Millennial Runaway

Bristol Aquarium
Photo Credit Andrew Gustar
Bristol Aquarium
Photo Credit Andrew Gustar
Bristol Aquarium
Photo Credit Andrew Gustar

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