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Galway Atlantaquaria

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| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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small but well kept

it's very small and with a minimal variety of fish. I think prices should be lower if compared to... read more

Reviewed 5 September 2016
mikkamilla
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ardea
well worth a visit

well worth a visit, especially on a wet day ! lots of species of fish, recommend a tour for... read more

Reviewed 4 September 2016
Mezz1
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Wexford, 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 good34%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“sea life” (27 reviews)
“star fish” (22 reviews)
“feeding times” (22 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 6:00 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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"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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"nice aquarium"
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"ray pool"
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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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Reviewed 5 September 2016

it's very small and with a minimal variety of fish. I think prices should be lower if compared to what you get for your money. Anyway, the staff was very friendly and willing to appease all of your doubts or to explain to you funny...More

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Reviewed 4 September 2016

well worth a visit, especially on a wet day ! lots of species of fish, recommend a tour for children, where they get a chance to hold starfish and guide was very good with plenty of patience's!

Thank Mezz1
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

We have visited here on quite a few occasions and always enjoy looking at the marine life on display. The feeding time talks by the staff are very informative and enjoyable. Its great that the ray pool is so low down and wide as these...More

Thank Lynn J
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Reviewed 3 September 2016

My boyfriend and I came here on a rainy day in Galway and had the best time ever. This aquarium was way better than we expected it to be and it had plenty of different types of fish in it. We even stuck around to...More

Thank Emily B
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Good activity for the kids on a rainy day in Salthill. The stingrays tank is low so the whole family can get close to them.

Thank Emma J
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

We really enjoyed our visit to the Aquarium. It was a great way to keep a toddler amused on a rainy day and the adults loved it too. The staff are excellent, there was a fun activity upstairs in the morning where kids got to...More

Thank wellmichelle
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

Good interactive exhibits. Takes a couple of hours if you take your time. A few surprises on the way. Look for feeding times to make it more interesting. I have been 4 times.

Thank MikeTuam
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

We visited the aquarium during a rainy visit to Galway and were impressed with how much they had in a relatively small aquarium. My son is autistic and struggled a bit with the noise due to the open plan layout of the aquarium but loved...More

Thank Lynne L
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The place is smaller than I expected. But even that it's great fun for all family. The kids can actually see and touch underwater "creature". Every hour is the feeding time where you can get all the in from the professional staff. We delighted and...More

Thank Patrycja S
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Great activity for rainy day. The coffee shop outside is really nice & you can leave/ return to the aquarium

Thank Dara2010
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sorry no
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Nope no penguins yet
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