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Mevagissey Aquarium

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Great way to pass 10minutes

When we went it was raining so we went in, paid a donation u dont have to pay, my son 6yo loved it... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Tiddler aquarium

The tiniest aquarium tucked in a corner of the harbour. Worth popping in for a quick look and... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2018
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Mevagissey Harbour, Mevagissey PL26 6QU, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

When we went it was raining so we went in, paid a donation u dont have to pay, my son 6yo loved it seeing all the fish and sea life he was able to see around the bays and harbours of cornwall. It is small...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank becky1990
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To me this is the most important aquarium. So many just feature the big crowd pullers like sharks At Mevagissey they are reusing an old lifeboat centre. They proudly feature LOCAL FISH . Local heritage and history is so important so well done. Staff are...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank A3303XQpaulh
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Mevagissey is a lovely place and fabulous harbour, the Aquarium is in the harbour it is quite small but if visiting Mevagissey it's worth a visit , my grandchildren were in their element looking in the tanks .The Aquarium is free but there is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elaine H
Reviewed 29 October 2018

The tiniest aquarium tucked in a corner of the harbour. Worth popping in for a quick look and leaving a donation to keep it going.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Beehiverocks
Reviewed 29 October 2018

This expression is so true when it comes to the Mevagissey Aquarium. Formally the old lifeboat launch, it is now painted blue and houses a collection of local sea life. A great place to check out for all the family. Pay & display parking is...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Another free attraction in Mevagissey. Only takes 20 mins to work round but well worth the time. Please donate , it's worth it

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ifachef
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Free with donation view of some of the local fishes and sealife in a little shed of tanks. Not trying to be a massive range but interesting none the less.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank blanks74
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

Unexpected... Voluntary contributions... Really lovely little place with a good variety of local sea life!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rpu380
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

This little museum on the pier is well worth a visit to see what lives beneath the waves in the area. Interesting and educational for young and old alike. Well done to the locals who run the place! It’s free but make a donation if...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mjmspf2017
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate, on our visit, to be guided by a local fisherman who explained some of the exhibits. The fish and sea creatures live in sea water that is continually refreshed, and they are returned to the sea. Fascinating to view the creatures who...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Lewis D
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Response from JonBoyBlue | Reviewed this property |
Not normally, but if it’s quiet you can ask.
15 March 2017|
Response from Marina D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I know it is open from 10.00 am until 5.00 pm most days, but that may begin from the beginning of April. Sorry I cannot be of any more help as I live in Bristol and have only visited myself.