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The UK’s Most-Streamed Kids Movies Revealed

This year, kids have spent more time in front of screens than ever. With schools closed and many outdoor activities off the cards, parents rightly resorted to TVs and tablets to keep little ones amused through lockdown. But what were they watching? And which films proved most popular during this most topsy-turvy of years? Back … Continued

Elated to be opening our doors once again!

On Monday 17th May, we will be re-opening our doors to welcome visitors and members once again! Following a turmoil start to 2021 with extended closures due to the coronavirus pandemic, we will be re-opening with lots of changes and new additions to our collection!

Bristol Aquarium’s Café and Shop Re-opening!

We are pleased to announce we’ll be opening our café and shop from 12th April! In line with government guidelines, the aquarium itself will remain closed, however we will be opening our café and shop as well as offering children’s birthday parties! Café and Shop The café and shop will be open everyday 10:30am – … Continued

Re-Opening Plans

Bristol Aquarium has experienced extended closure in line with the Government’s response to the Covid-19 pandemic 2020/2021. Following the release of England’s ‘road map’ by the government, Bristol Aquarium are very pleased to say that in line with this plan we’re planning to re-open Monday 17th May. Plus, ahead of our full opening, on Monday … Continued

Bristol Aquarium Loans a Fever of Cownose Rays

A fever of three Cownose Rays (Rhinoptera bonasus) has been introduced to the tropical display at Bristol Aquarium. The female rays are on loan from the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, where they were captive bred, to grow in the city centre aquarium’s 350,000 litre tropical tank. Cownose Rays are named so because they have … Continued

What Does an Aquarist Do? Behind the Scenes with Our Team

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at an aquarium? There’s more to it than you might think, with a dedicated team working hard to take care of our animals while ensuring our visitors enjoy a memorable experience. From skilled zoologists to passionate guest experience staff; it takes a lot of work … Continued

Christmas Gift Ideas with Bristol Aquarium

Bristol Aquarium is home to thousands of marine-life from across the world’s waters; from brightly coloured tropical fish to the native species based right here on the UK shores. There is so much to discover, including a giant botanical house, teeming with a whole variety of interesting plants and trees. We’re all indoors and based … Continued

Second Temporary Closure for Bristol Aquarium

Wednesday 2nd December 2020 Update: Bristol Aquarium will remain closed following the England Lockdown as Bristol enters tier 3 of Covid-19 restrictions. We will remain closed until the tier for Bristol moves down, a government review will take place on the 16th December. We are saddened that our doors remain closed, but our spirits will … Continued

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