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Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium

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The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
+44 1297 444230
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The service when we went to the aquarium was fantastic, the owner who was really knowledgeable and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harry B
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A little gem!

We had a great visit to the aquarium. As the weather was so nice and it was close to closing time... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
G_Murray16
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Presents local fish and marine life of the Jurassic Coast in an historic building on the Cobb. During a visit you can interact with the sea creatures. Enjoy the truly unique experience of hand feeding the mullet, holding a starfish and getting up close with lobsters and crabs.
  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“star fish” (149 reviews)
“mullet” (471 reviews)
“lobster” (118 reviews)
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The Cobb, Lyme Regis DT7 3JJ, England
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+44 1297 444230
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"local fish"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service when we went to the aquarium was fantastic, the owner who was really knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Harry B
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great visit to the aquarium. As the weather was so nice and it was close to closing time it was virtually empty so me and my husband had a long chat with the owner who was very friendly and he let us...More

Thank G_Murray16
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We first went to the Aquarium in 1983 so we’re delighted to see it is still there. Feeding the mullet was a great experience and worth an additional £3. It is a great opportunity to see the sea life from our shores in their beautiful...More

Thank JillBill64
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the aquarium with my husband and two teenage daughters. Very knowledgeable and helpful staff. Mullets will feed from your hands and you can cuddle a star fish! Also, very interesting information about the making of The French Lieutenant’s Woman and Persuasion. Highly recommended.

Thank Sally W
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently visited the Lyme Regis aquarium. My two and three year olds loved it. They have a small selection of fish and crustaceans and our trip lasted about 20-30 minutes but it was worth every penny. The young lad on the desk when we arrived...More

Thank nicola g
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Paid £15 including food for fish for two people.after feeding the fish it took about 3 minutes to look around the rest.poor value for money

Thank reeseyReeseysurrey
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a fantastic local aquarium. You can feed the Grey Mullet by hand, an amazing experience they gently nibble at your hand get get the food. I didn't realise that we have such coulourful fish and sea creatures so close to our coast, information about...More

Thank Jackie j
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

I used to come here as a child and was delighted to see this lovely little aquarium still going strong. Showcasing local sealife and very experiential, this is a must if you're visiting Lyme.

Thank JoFlynn42a
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Reviewed June 10, 2018

THis place is small, but with realy good species on show. What makes it though are the incredibly friendly staff who want to show you and your kids all the exibits. Without asking our kids were given star fish to handle, and they LOVED feeding...More

Thank Andy K
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

We had an amazing experience feeding mullets by hand. The aquarium is small and quaint. The friendly owner Max went out of his way to welcome us and was willing to share his wealth of knowledge about the exhibits. We highly recommend you visit and...More

Thank Kym B
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