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National Sea Life Centre

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3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
+44 871 423 2110
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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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  • Average20%
  • Poor7%
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3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
3 Brindley Place | The Waters Edge, Birmingham B1 2HL, England
+44 871 423 2110
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited for our first anniversary on the 30th December and booked in for the backstage tour as well. They advise you arrive early so you can get to the area of the backstage tour with plenty of time, we arrived at...More

Thank Nelladette
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon at the sea life centre, it was well worth the 50 minute drive and the £52 entrance for our family (including nanny). We opted for the afternoon entry on a Saturday and booked a day in advance which saved a...More

Thank Hu55Moo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The sea life center in Birmingham is nice to watch, many different species can be found. Booking online in advance is recommended, we tried to, unfortunately the payment system didn't really work, so we couldn't pay our tickets online, but we told this the cashier...More

Thank TanjaK93
Reviewed 4 days ago

Bought the tickets on line so only paid the £13 per person which I thought was good value for money. I also upgraded to the behind the scenes tour and that was so worth the few pounds extra. I visited with my 9 year old...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Visited this yesterday after not being for many years. Was not disappointed was fairly busy with it being a Sunday afternoon. It was still looked after very well inside and looked asif it is well taken care for. Staff were friendly and informative and it...More

Thank NicLou7
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came for my little ones first bday - was great for his age as he was memorised by all the fish on view. Plenty to see and some good info plaques. Penguins are just great to watch, the otter enclosure is huge for not much...More

Thank Andie_Reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I finally visited the Sea Life Centre with my partner and was slightly disappointed. We booked a time slot online, which I’d definitely recommend as it saved us queuing time and also a fair bit of money. Our tickets were £13 each, but if you...More

Thank Ellie B
Reviewed 5 days ago

We booked online as recommended. However, even booking online I thought the prices were a little steep, we also ordered a guide book. (If they can offer discounts online this should be the overall price in my opinion). We parked in the car park adjacent...More

Thank LozP37
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi LozP37, Yes we do recommend booking online as if you book in advance you do make a saving! I am sorry to hear that your car parking experience was not what you expected, unfortunately we do not manage or own the car park. I...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It had been a while since we had been here. We had a lovely time though and our children enjoyed themselves. Buggy access was great only down fall was we couldnt find some animals like octopus and otters etc. there was building works being done...More

Thank aewe86
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi aewe86, I am pleased you and your children had a lovely time with us. I believe you may be referring to our Giant Pacific Octopus. We do actually have two of this species in the centre but they are generally more nocturnal, however they...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited here for my sons birthday and he absolutely loved it! The penguins are great as they come up to the glass (just don't think of happy feet and you'll be fine!). Very well set out and some lovely displays. All the animals looked well...More

Thank lisalucie
SLC_Birmingham, Guest Relations Manager at National Sea Life Centre, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi lisalucie, I am glad that your son loved his visit and that we could make the day just a little bit more special for him. I agree our penguins are fantastic, they are definitely not like on the film Happy Feet but they are...More

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Response from Rays C | Reviewed this property |
3-4 Hours.
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Response from Karen P | Reviewed this property |
Am sure that's classed as a toddler
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Response from Dave L | Reviewed this property |
Directly across from the centre, as part of the Barclaycard Arena, is an Eddy Rockets. Great food, excellent portions, kid friendly.