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Address: 3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
Phone Number: +44 871 423 2110
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures...

Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through the amazing underwater world of The National SEA LIFE Centre Brimingham. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks. To get any closer you'll have to get wet!

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Good time for all ages

We were with our daughter and three young granddaughters. We struggled to get the double pushchair through the entrance door but with the help of another visitor we finally got... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
DJinks
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I wouldn't bother unless you have 15 .20 minured to spare cost to much and you can do it within minutes. ..I took my son and his gf it's really for younger people maybe 5 to 10 year olds

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Thank linda n
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Went with a friend and had a Behind the Scenes tour with Stefan. Very interesting to see all the hard work that goes into feeding and caring for all the varied sea creatures. Also the conservation work. The varied exhibits can be enjoyed by all ages. The penguins and the fabulous shark tunnel always a favourite. Plus Malachi the sea... More 

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Thank NLIMOD2015
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed the place, could have wandered around it all day long! Good value and an amazing experience for all ages.

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Thank Craig K
bedworth
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51 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Defiantly worth a visit. Great place to visit and enjoy the sea life. Plenty to do and would recommend

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Thank Shannon h
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192 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I usually visit Sea Life Centres when there is one. But some of them are quite small, expensive and ill-planned. Unfortunately this one is one of those...

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Thank noob1985
Solihull, United Kingdom
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348 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were with our daughter and three young granddaughters. We struggled to get the double pushchair through the entrance door but with the help of another visitor we finally got in. This was the only glitch in an enjoyable time. The staff were very informative and cheerful around the centre. We will come back as the girls grow up.

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Thank DJinks
Willenhall, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited here on Saturday with our niece and nephew and spent a thoroughly entertaining afternoon. We all really enjoyed our time here, but a highlight was the behind the scenes tour where our enthusiastic and well informed guide showed us some of the fascinating behind the scenes work that goes on at the sea life centre. Highly recommended.

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SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your visit especially our tour! I will pass this feedback onto your teams. More 

Sutton Coldfield
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

It has been a while since I visited the sea life Centre and it was such a treat, it is for all ages and so much too see my favourite was the penguins and of course the SHARKS

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Thank Jo H
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello, It's great to hear that you enjoyed meeting our sharks and penguins! Please keep your eye on our website for future events you may be interested in. More 

Norwich, UK
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41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We really loved this place. It's it cheap, no, albeit cheaper as we went for a morning slot. Penguins, amazing. Behind the scenes tour with our guide Paris, fantastic, 4 d cinema great! Thanks for a lovely day out.

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Thank ambarpete
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and I will pass your feedback onto Paris regarding the Behind the Scenes Tour. We hope to see you again soon! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A family day that was totally enjoyed and capped off seeing the look on my grandsons face looking at the spectacle before him, especially the penguins.One good thing about this venue is you can leave and do other things around the locality and go back to the SLC provided you have your hand stamped on leaving.

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Thank leftfootwins
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. I'm pleased to hear that you all enjoyed your visit and that your grandson enjoyed meeting our penguins! We look forward to seeing you again! More 

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