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Galway Atlantaquaria

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| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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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.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea life” (23 reviews)
“feeding times” (22 reviews)
“star fish” (21 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Quite small exhibition. Pretty expensive for what it is. Would recommend for children but if you saw some aquarium before, it's nothing breathtaking.

Thank Kristýna L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't recommend this place enough for young children. Brought my 2 year old here recently for the day and we had a great day! They give you a stamp on your hand on entry and you can leave the premises and come back at anytime...More

1  Thank Jessicalouise89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited there with my daughter, who is six. She loved it. She got to hold star fish, hermit crab and a bigger crab( don't remember what kind). She enjoyed feeding the fish. I loved that your ticket was good all day so you could go...More

Thank neadweeney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The aquarium was okay but a bit steep in price. 12 euro was a bit too expensive in regards that we had seen everything in 1 hour. Maybe if you stay for the whole feeding it could be longer but it's just stretching out

Thank Inne V
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Much better than we anticipated. Not a massive aquarium but still took over an hour to see everything and the tanks had lots of different fish / species to see. Each exhibit was really well presented and one tank had a big wave simulator for...More

Thank Molly L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 4 happy individuals who reluctantlly left after 2.5 hours of looking around this small but informative facility in the heart of Salthill. Staff were very friendly and willing to share their knowledge. Priced under €50 for the family so within our budget for...More

Thank BreegeWard
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

yes it cost 33 for a family ticket yes it's small but great way kill an hour on a wet rainy day good selection of fish and tanks

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had great fun here, there are touch pools and feeding displays. They have a daily itinerary and you get a stamp when you walk in which allows you to leave and come back in later in the day. They have a huge tank also...More

Thank smurf303
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the centre with three children-6,3 and 18 months old. We found it very expensive for the family tickets mainly because there was very little to see or do. We were there for the fish feeding and held the starfish and crab but still...More

Thank RP8279
Reviewed 18 August 2017

I went there on a Sunday morning and arrived about 11:. The aquarium is not as sleek and refined as some others that I have visited, the tanks are a little more unrefined. However there was a guided tour to feed the small fish, which...More

Thank VHalpenny
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