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Kids enjoy it

Somewhere to pass 30 minutes away. Interesting photograghs of the area to review. The photos are... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Bobs725
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Belfast, United Kingdom
Beautiful Sceneary in the Cold Winter Morning

This was done on a cold winter morning with the wind rushing towards the shoreline and a about... read more

Reviewed 31 December 2017
omega123
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

We were at the airshow,it started raining and i guess we more a less went in here for a bit of shelter...but the kids really loved it and so did we.There was piles of old photos of portush long ago which were interesting to see.These guys do a really good job in keeping this place going with the knowledge of sea life

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

Quite small but informative. Our 20 month old tot liked the pool, fish tanks and trying on the diving masks. The staff know there stuff so ask them questions. This place is free quite a rare thing these days;

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 20 July 2015

We visited the Coastal Zone in Portrush. My favourite thing was a ray, a beautiful creature, absolutely fascinating. I'd never seen a fish like it. It was not from some exotic ocean, it was a local species. You watch it, and it turns around and seems to smile at you.
The museum also has a big display of stuffed sea birds. There are video screens and displays in the museum. There are collections of sea shells and more. The ray was enchanting, and I could not take my eyes off it!
The opening hours have been cut down, so do make sure you get to visit this star attraction! Free entry.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 19 July 2015

This building is only a shadow of it former glory, known to tens of thousands, in the 50/60s as part of the famous Arcadia Ballroom, and it played host to most of the, Most famous Show bands in Ireland, Sadly a large part of the building no longer stands, but it still serves a useful purpose, in this wonderful seaside town loved by, and In bedded in the memories of thousands of holiday makers, and music lovers alike

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank jarlath m m
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Reviewed 18 August 2014

I was disappointed the last time I visited this place as it has totally changed. I remember there used to be a dark room in years gone by that had tanks with blue lobsters and conger eels. There was also a tank with lots of sea horses. The only thing that remains from before is the "rock pool". It's a shame it's just a bunch of plastic models on recycling now.

Date of experience: September 2013
Thank Danika S
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