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Galway Atlantaquaria

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| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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Away with the fish

Excellent fun for kids who can dip hands into fish pool and touch the fish, and gaze into the two... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stephanie O
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I recently visited the galway aquarium. We were greeted my the friendly staff on arrival. We got a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
lhf0x
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County Mayo, 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.
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good35%
  • 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"
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"different species"
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"family ticket"
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"great attraction"
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"great for kids"
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"on display"
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"gift shop"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent fun for kids who can dip hands into fish pool and touch the fish, and gaze into the two story high tank to catch site of sharks and many other species of sea creatures.

Thank Stephanie O
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently visited the galway aquarium. We were greeted my the friendly staff on arrival. We got a nice tour guide who showed us around and gave us some valuable information. It was facinating to see the beautiful sea life. I must say my kids...More

Thank lhf0x
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went here with my partner for a day out. It is a lovely place to visit with lots of interesting animals inside. It is perfect for couples and families, and it's near other local attractions.

Thank BronaghLovesBlog
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

lovely aquarium,not very big,but worth visit. lots of big fishes! :) not far from city center,but if u on walk,better to take a bus from city center(about 10 minutes) from Eyre square.

Thank Violaskorpion
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Heard about this attraction and saw the reviews, but this exceeded expections. Very well done and nice presentation of information.

Thank craig t
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

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 30 March 2018

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 27 March 2018 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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Rebecca D
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sorry no
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Kay C
1 July 2017|
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Response from ShannonBurke99 | Reviewed this property |
Nope no penguins yet
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