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“A great little place with a little something for all”

Matlock Bath Aquarium & exhibitions
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: The Aquarium and Exhibitions are located in a wonderful Victorian building in the centre of Matlock Bath, this is a popular collection of unique attractions for all the family to visit and enjoy.As well as our fascinating Aquarium that houses over 50 species of fish there is :• One of the largest public displays of Holograms in Europe.• The Thermal Pool which is the home of our famous Carp collection. • The site of the only remaining 'Petrifying well' in Matlock Bath. • A beautiful worldwide Gemstone & Fossil display.• A wonderful trip down memory lane in our 'Past Times in Matlock Bath' Exhibition.• A private collection of Goss and Crested China. totaling over 1,700 pieces. • We also offer a fish sales, rescue and re housing service. Great Value for money as all these attractions are included in our entry charge of just £2.90 per person. Children aged 4 and under are free.
Gainsborough, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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“A great little place with a little something for all”
Reviewed 3 September 2013

We visited Matlock bath Aquarium and exhibitions on Saturday 31 Aug 2013 and for £2.90 per person this really is a little gem with the only remaining petrifying well in Matlock bath, a small but very nice display of fossils, the aquarium ( the children loved watching the turtles), the carp pool which used to be the spa and finally on to the hologram room and a great display of crested china. It was money well spent and a great way to pass an hour or so.

Visited August 2013
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Cliffe Woods, Kent
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
“Hidden Gem”
Reviewed 14 July 2013

If not for the reviews on this site we would have walked pass and missed out on this gem. Ignore the amusement arcade frontage and spend just £2.90 for a wonderful experience. For us the hologram gallery was worth the money alone.
NOT to be missed.

Visited June 2013
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