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“Average. ”
Review of Bristol Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium
Ranked #30 of 200 things to do in Bristol
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Average. ”
Reviewed 4 August 2014 via mobile

Living in Bristol I'd never done much of the tourist stuff so thought it would be nice to do so.
The aquarium is not massive but a fair size seeing as it's in the middle of a city. Only takes about an hour to go round. It states that it is pushchair friendly which it is as they have no steps and it's all ramps, however having very heavy doors everywhere that aren't automatic kind of defeats the idea!!
We stayed around for a couple of the talks which was informative, the one about behind the scenes was interesting but difficult to hear when part of a big group as not everyone can fit in the pump room.
Lots of different fish and marine life good choice to look at.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Bit of a let down”
Reviewed 31 July 2014

This was one of the most disappointing places we visited during our visit to Bristol. It was quite expensive to get in although they stamp your hand, so you can come and go all day. We got a discount on entry via the Citysightseeing bus. We visited during the heatwave so it was extremely hot inside and out. Personally I would give this a miss.

Visited July 2014
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Fun but not very large!”
Reviewed 30 July 2014 via mobile

I found it a bit of a short trip thought we could make at least half a day of it but was finished looking quickly. Beautiful octopus and nice displays. Bit pricey for what you get but nice to see the bundling put to good use!

Visited January 2014
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Hengoed, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“fun day out”
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Went to Bristol especially to go to the aquarium and we were not disappointed fantastic range of fish and my daughter even got to feed the fish. Also the staff were very helpful as my mother-in-law found walking a little hard going so they provided a wheel chair for her. Food in the café is what you would expect from these type of attractions burgers etc but thought price and quality was good.

Visited July 2014
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Really enjoyable ”
Reviewed 21 July 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely morning at the aquarium. The staff are really friendly, and informative.
Great displays - my daughters 7&9 loved it.
You get your hand stamped so you can go back in which we did later in the afternoon to get our money's worth.

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