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Address: Mevagissey Harbour, Mevagissey PL26 6QU, England
Phone Number: +44 1726 843305

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A good way to spend half an hour

Mevagissey Aquarium is Located on the Harbour of this delightful Cornish town. It is housed in a former RNLI Life-Boat Station. It is quite a small attraction, featuring local... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even toddlers can see these fish as they patrol the Aquarium,... 'Watching Humans'. Mum's can point out that 'they' are what Dad is trying to catch on the Harbour Wall !!!

Thank UKLoopy
Rochdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mevagissey Aquarium is Located on the Harbour of this delightful Cornish town. It is housed in a former RNLI Life-Boat Station. It is quite a small attraction, featuring local species of sea-life including fish, eels, crabs etc.. The tanks appear to be clean and well-tended and there are information displays to help in identifying the creatures on exhibition. There is... More 

Thank APCMann
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free entry to this former lifeboat station. Great collection of large/extra large local fish A very knowledgeable attendant

Thank Gxgerry
Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

So tiny and cute - an aquarium with local species in a building the size of a shipping container that was the former lifeboat station. Well presented and free, so you shouldnt miss it. I would agree that some of the fish are a little large for the tanks, with too many in some also.

Thank David T
Millom, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Lovely to see the old RNLI lifeboat station been use. Yes entry is free and they ask for donations, staff friendly. Not too much to see but I think it's worth a visit.Xhildren are able to get up close to the fish so they can see them clearly. In some of the tanks there are a lot of fish. Good... More 

Thank hevthorn
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

This little aquarium is sweet and quaint. It's housed in an old lifeboat house. It's free so easy to pop in and have a quick look, however there's not much to see, maybe 7 or so cold water tanks. Also some of the fish are large and the tanks are not particularly big yet had a lot of fish in... More 

Thank lmw728
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It may be small and sited in the old RNLI shed, but this attraction warrants not only a look at the fish that inhabit our shores but also donations to keep it afloat! Well presented, friendly and very informative; we learned loads and will return next visit!

Thank GeminiOutdoor
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Our sons had been here twice as kids so wanted to pop in again. It's very small and charming....a donation is the entry fee and there is a huge conger eel that's amazing to see as well as other interesting fish. Would keep younger kids entertained a bit longer.

Thank E H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Small aquarium in the harbor with a few tanks. Interesting little place and worth seeing during a walk around the harbor.

Thank LDGK90
Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

A very good use for the old life boat station. A very small aquarium but with a good number of species. It's free!!

Thank Sarahvb2015

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