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Afternoon visit with young granddaughter

My granddaughter was very excited when we said we were coming to the Aquarium, she'd been before... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Linda P
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Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
Visit with Toddler

Visited today with my 2 1/2 year old and I was very impressed with it on the whole. There were... read more

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Yaahelo
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Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Went yesterday with grandchildren .4 adults 3 children over 100 pound to get in walked around in half an hour .play area was shut .we ordered drinks the staff were putting chairs on top of the tables around us .not very safe when 2 small children were there .they close at 5 this was around 4 never shall we go there again people pay good money to visit these places they could have the decency to wait til 5 to do these things .

Date of experience: September 2018
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Maria C, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

We are very sorry for your negative experience. Your comments have been forwarded to our senior management team to be investigated. We do thank you for your feedback, as it is really valuable to us and helps us progress as a charity.

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Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

This is a good few hours but don’t expect a day out. Have been to lots of sea life centres and it is very similar. Good size tanks though so hope the fish enjoy.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Maria C, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

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Reviewed 18 September 2018

Excellent display areas and lovely variety of sea-life. My granddaughter wanted to find all the characters from SpongeBob which she was delighted to find! The large tank with all the sharks was breathtaking .Also very interesting talks.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Maria C, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you for writing in your feedback, we're so glad to hear that your granddaughter had a lovely time. We hope you both return soon!

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

There’s lot of information as you go around the aquarium. It’s really good for younger children as there is lots for them to look. The aquarium is set out so that you stick to a route as you go round, which is a sensible way of not missing anything. It can become quite costly going as a big group.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Maria C, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you very much for your feedback.

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Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Any sealife lover has to go here,we had a excellent morning,we went 3 adults and and child of 4,us adults loved it,weve all been bought up with boats and fishing so have a love of anything to do with the ocean,I could have sat and watched the tanks for hours,only my son got a bit fed up,he is 4.There is a nice little soft play area which he enjoyed though,,it really is a must visit if you are in the area.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Maria C, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thank you, we're glad you and the kids enjoyed the exhibits and the soft play area!

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