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Address: 3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
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+44 871 423 2110
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
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Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures...

Dive and be wowed by the many strange, beautiful and fascinating creatures of the deep as you journey through the amazing underwater world of The National SEA LIFE Centre Brimingham. Prepare for astonishing close views of everything from humble starfish to tropical sharks. To get any closer you'll have to get wet!

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Great day out

Everyone had a great time visiting the centre. Staff are very friendly and helpful, the place is very clean and the exhibits are great.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Emma W
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everyone had a great time visiting the centre. Staff are very friendly and helpful, the place is very clean and the exhibits are great.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the SeaLife Centre for our daughters 2nd birthday. Everyone had a wonderful day and it was soooo interesting to see all of the different fishes and sea creatures. The tunnel is amazing, especially with the glass floor...look out for the giant sea turtle...so incredible! Our daughter absolutely loved the penguins and would've stood there for hours watching them... More 

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Thank Becky8oo
Worcester, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had been here couple of years ago and decided to revisit the place the kids enjoyed reading all the facts and names of the fishes etc as we went along. (Just wish they could do all the names of the fishes that where in the tank, as kids spotted several fish with no name or description.) All the fish... More 

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Thank TeBheag
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback. I am pleased that you enjoyed your visit and I will pass your comments on for you! More 

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35 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a lovely time visiting the sea life centre. Staff are very helpful and friendly and the centre is nice and clean. My only one thing I'll say negative is it's so expensive. It cost for a family of four £64 for a time slot in the morning. It only took us an hour and a half to get... More 

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Thank Mayyee80
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. I'm pleased that you enjoyed your visit. It is best to pre-book tickets online as you can save up to 40% on the on the door prices! More 

UK
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71 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We visited the Sea Life Centre for as a day out for our Daughter's 1st Birthday and we had a great time. The layout of the exhibits and the route around the building was really well thought through. Some smaller exhibits and some larger meaning that people kept moving along. Some of the exhibits had large glass fronts and meaning... More 

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Thank GEF1986
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your feedback. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit! Thanks. More 

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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited on a Saturday in March. Expecting it to be busy, we booked online to also save in the queue. Actually, at 10:30 when we arrived, the queues were very short. It was a little surprising that there were no concession rates for children (unless you go midweek) meaning we paid the same price for my 3 year old... More 

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Thank Linda B
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review. I'm pleased to hear that you enjoyed your trip to us. We hope to see you again soon and I will pass your feedback onto our teams! More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Sealife centre is a place everyone can become a child and just explore! The animals looked very well cared for and all the staff were extremely helpful. Definitely a family friendly place, but also somewhere to go with your partner if you want a little day out that's a bit different! It's a brilliant day out especially on a... More 

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SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello and thank you for your review. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Hereford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing place to explore the sea world. Very interesting and active experience, learning new things. The only thing I would criticise is the lack of staff that were around during the exhibition, I wanted to ask questions but no one was available.

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Thank MrsHouston65
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your feedback. I will pass your comments on for you as we are always looking for ways to improve! We look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This sealife centre is relatively small and had some building work getting the new octopus hideout ready but it is enjoyable. There is nothing quite like being peered at by a curious ray. The only real drawback was the thumping loud music at the penguins and at the entrance to the sea tunnel. It was out of place and so... More 

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Thank Sarahe1966
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your comments. I will certainly pass these on for you. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your visit and we look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

United Kingdom
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42 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We don't have kids, but judging from the excitement from the ones we saw I would highly recommend if you have children. Seems like a great way to keep them entertained for a few hours. Book online in advance to save some money and skip the queue. They ask you to choose a set time frame, but from our experience... More 

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SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this review

Hello, Thank you for your review and we hope to see you again soon! More 

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