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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%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“feeding times” (22 reviews)
“star fish” (21 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
| Seapoint Promenade, Salthill, Galway, Ireland
+353 91 585 100
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Reviewed 24 August 2017 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 24 August 2017 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 24 August 2017

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 23 August 2017 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
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Although there are plenty of fish to look at, the aquarium is very, very small. It took us literally 30 minutes to walk around everything including upstairs and read the information provided. With kids I assume this would take longer but for the price it...More

Thank Aimee L
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

It is a small Aquarium but well worth a visit . Very informative and fun to see the kids feeding the fishes at feeding times .

Thank NoemiSziffer
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

So if you need to go somewhere when it is raining this out is the perfect day out, it's well worth the visit

Thank Cdr10gaa
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Visited here on a wet day in Galway. It's reasonably priced for a family of 4 and a good way to spend an hour Quite a few species on display and some local facts etc

Thank Lee-Ann M
Reviewed 29 July 2017

I brought the family along and while the kids enjoyed the trip the facility is a bit small to keep you entertained. We were a little disappointing how quickly we managed to see everything.

Thank quirdavi
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