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“A good day out” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Bristol Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium
Ranked #32 of 191 things to do in Bristol
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Newport, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“A good day out”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

I took my niece & nephew (11 & 12) there yesterday, it was a really nice day out. We spent about 3 hours there , very interesting and educational. There was a lot more there for slightly younger children but we managed to find plenty to do.

The staff were all very friendly and helpful and the good thing is you can go out and come back in during your visit, so if you wanted to take the kids to see something else or go out for some lunch there's no problem. Well worth a visit.

Visited August 2014
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“Good but not great”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

A perfectly nice aquarium but there is not much to make you stay longer than a couple of hours. They could make more of an effort with interactive exhibits. Very clean and well maintained. We went to one of the coral reef talks but it was virtually impossible to hear due to poor acoustics also the content was not engaging for children.

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“Not great, not much to see”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2014 via mobile

My husband thought it was a mistake when we got to end. Really not a very good aquarium for the price at all. Won't go back. Sealife centres and the Deep much better. This would be worth a visit if the pricing reflected the standard.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Good day ”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

Quite reasonable prices but it is quite small. The kids did enjoy it but it was over very quickly. We were in London aquarium last year & it was amazing. This is on a much smaller scale but still worth a visit.

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Chipping Ongar, United Kingdom
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“good but expensive”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2014

The title says it all. Well worth a visit. Children really loved seeing all the strange fish and had a much needed lecture on conservation. But it is.pricy.

Visited August 2014
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