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National Sea Life Centre

The Waters Edge,
Brindley Pl,
Birmingham
B1 2HL,
United Kingdom

Tel: 0871 423 2110

Fax:

Web: https://www.visitsealife.com/birmingham/

Email: slcbirmingham@merlinentertainments.biz

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Be transported under the sea in the centre of the city with our amazing collection of marine life. Get up close and touch a crab or starfish, wrap up warm and join the penguins in their Antarctic based home, visit our 4D cinema and be awed, as you make your way through our aquarium, by thousands of inhabitants of the underwater world.

Plunge yourself into the astounding world of sea stars! Get up close and discover our Sea Star tunnel and peek-a-boo holes. Learn surprising facts about these elegant creatures. Marvel at the variety of shapes, sizes and colours of the world’s largest Sea Stars. Watch their thousands of legs wriggle as they move around their sandy homes.

Visitors are taken into the amazing underwater world showcasing the best of everything from the coast of Britain, to the Antarctic and the Caribbean. Get ready for astonishingly close views of everything from humble starfish to graceful rays and tropical sharks in the UK’s only underwater 360° ocean tunnel.

Then check out the Penguin Ice Adventure! You’ll be able to come face to face with a colony of Gentoo Penguins and venture into the rarely seen Antarctic landscape. Watch them swim and play, but remember with indoor temperatures of 8 degrees Celsius you’ll need to bring your warm clothes enjoy this exhibit!

Plus: All day Rock pool Experience: Touch a crab or a starfish! Visit the 4D Cinema with films that you can feel and even smell. Walk through our 1 million litre underwater tunnel full of sharks and tropical fish! Fun and educational feeding demonstrations throughout the day. Meet our largest residents, Molokai our Giant Green Sea Turtle. Over 60 spectacular displays including rockpools, turtle breeding and awesome tropical features. Over 1,000 creatures including Sharks, Seahorses, Otters and Rays. There’s also a great children’s play area!

We are located in the pedestrian Brindleyplace area of Birmingham. The nearest car parks are the Barclay Card arena (formally the NIA) and Brindleyplace. We are a short walk from the city centre.

FEATURES

  • Indoor
  • Open All Year

CATEGORY

Active Family Days Out Parks, Animals and Countryside Snow and Ice Water Fun and Beaches

SUITABLE FOR

Toddler 3-5 Years 6-9 Years 10 Years and above

Facilities

Baby Changing Facilities Cafe Disabled Toilets Playground Areas Shopping Toilets
  • Snack machines, drinks machine, tea and coffee machines, pick and mix sweets, ice cream machines, picnic area
  • Shop; All Sea Life branded products from pocket money items through to plush toys and clothing
  • Disabled toilets, baby changing facilities
  • Fully push chair accessible, though no push chair park
  • Full disabled access – no wheelchairs provided
  • Quietest time to visit is first thing in the morning or after 2pm

Opening Details

Last Entry 1hr Prior to Closing
Mon - Fri 10am-5pm
Weekends 10am-6pm
Holidays 10am-6pm
Christmas Day Closed

How much does it cost?

Individual : £19.20
Group of two or more : £15
each Children under 3 go : free

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Address: The Waters Edge,
Brindley Pl,
Birmingham
B1 2HL,
United Kingdom

Postcode: B1 2HL

City: Birmingham

County: Birmingham

Tel: 0871 423 2110

Fax:

Email: slcbirmingham@merlinentertainments.biz

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2015 Opening Details

Last Entry 1hr Prior to Closing
Mon - Fri 10am-5pm
Weekends 10am-6pm
Holidays 10am-6pm
Christmas Day Closed

How much does it cost?

Individual : £19.20
Group of two or more : £15
each Children under 3 go : free

Other things to do near National Sea Life Centre