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National Sea Life Centre

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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...more
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3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The children enjoyed themselves, staff were very good and friendly , I think it was overpriced, there were only two rides and one of them was out of order

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Road814737
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been to Sealife probably bout 10 times with grandchildren, but yesterdays visit was shocking, building work going on alright you get free entrance ticket valid for 12 months and every child gets to see santa...... what a joke nothing there and when u get to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone with any interest in the oceans visit this place terrific. So much to do by the waters edge near the Sealife Centre

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Angela H
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Angela H, I am glad to read that you enjoyed your visit! We hope you will come again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited today with my wife and our 18 month old. I really enjoyed the range of sea life to view. Sadly we found out on arrival there's building work ongoing (booked a while ago, so no warning there). It didn't particularly spoil things, but some...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WLM157
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi WLM157, Our website does inform guests about our building works prior to pre-booking tickets online. As you have also stated we do inform guests upon entering the building and we are providing free returns to all guests during this period. We believe the steps...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Some time since visit, but a great venue for all ages so many fish to see and great set up especially will appeal to the kids.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 59RON
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi 59RON, I am glad you liked your visit to the centre today. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Bought 2 tickets to visit at the allocated time of 3:30. In my order receipt email it stated that we needed to pick the tickets up before entering so we arrived at 3:20 to do so, assuming that 10 minutes is plenty of time to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dominic B
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Dominic B, I'm sorry to hear this. If you could provide us with the exact date and your ticket order number to slcbirmingham@merlinentertainments.biz, we will happily look into this for you.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked in advance to go to the sea life centre as a treat for our son’s birthday as it’s cheaper than paying ‘on the door’. Our children are 5 and 1 and we all had a great time. From the penguins to the stingrays...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank amybnst
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi amybnst, I am glad to see that both of the little ones had an amazing time and I'm glad that that you enjoyed all the creatures and the 4D cinema! It is good to see that the ongoing construction works did not cause you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had booked our tickets online as they are slightly cheaper than at the Sea Life Centre. There is a lot of work being done at the moment and because of this we were given free tickets valid for a year for another visit. A...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Susan B
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Susan B, I am glad that everybody enjoyed their visit to the centre! Yes you are correct, booking online in advance is one of the best methods to make savings on walk up ticket prices! I believe you a referring to our Archer fish...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Double date day out . Good fun great animals to see and really nice chill out with the chance to learn something new

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank amberleaf99
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi amberleaf99, I'm glad that the double date was a success and you went away with some new knowledge about the Oceans and some of the amazing animals that live in these habitats. We hope you will visit again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went by myself and had lots of fun. I got a great deal of 8 pounds on Black Friday (normal would be 20 pounds). The best parts are the penguins, jellyfish and the shark tank. There were some tanks that there was a plaque...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Erika R
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Hi Erika R, I am glad that you enjoyed time with us! You are correct, currently we undertaking some important building work around the site, we expect the work to be completed around Easter 2019! We hope you will visit again soon and take advantage...More

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starsprinkles
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Response from hetty_lou | Reviewed this property |
It's cold in the penguin section for the snow etc but the rest I felt pretty warm.
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Yorkshire-ite
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Response from Dominic F | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It’s on the barclaycard arena area and parking is within walking distance
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