Here’s our complete guide on things to do in Bristol for families when it’s raining (which can be quite often in Bristol).
We hope you enjoy this short film showcasing one of the weirdest groups of fish that inhabit our oceans – seahorses. Learn about some of the features and behaviors that make these creatures so strange, as well as the challenges they face in todays ever threatened marine environment. Filmed in-house around our very own seahorse … Continued
Here at Bristol Aquarium, Piper the Porcupine Pufferfish (Diodon holocanthus) is settling into its new home! Piper has been in quarantine for 5 weeks, being trained and getting prepared to enter their new home. Piper, short for Maris Piper, is named to carry on the theme of potatoes! Our other pufferfish’ are called King Edward … Continued
Join us this February half-term and embark on an Undersea Fantasy! 🧜♀️ Enjoy a mythical day of fun this February half-term at Bristol Aquarium! Meet our favourite mermaid and hear about her magical ‘tales’ of the sea. Or, prepare to walk the plank with our playful pirate, Captain Cannonball!🏴☠️ Join us and take part in … Continued
“Attack on Sorpe Dam” is based on a true story of an event set within the context of the RAF bomber offensive on Germany, during the Second World War. The story features a first-hand account from the perspective of George “Johnny” Johnson, a young 21-year-old RAF 617 Squadron bomb aimer. The film follows the story … Continued
Award-winning wildlife artist Alicia Hayden makes a powerful statement at Bristol Aquarium. Untamed, started on Thursday 8th of December. Visitors will flock for 2 months to see the moving pieces of art. The focus of Alicia’s art is marine life. Untamed uses art to explore our oceans – wild, untamed, and unexplored ecosystems, which are … Continued
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! While Christmas fills many people with joy, it can be a time when the environment is impacted. If we all went out of our way to be more sustainable this Christmas, we can help the planet this holiday season! Buy Smart, Not Hard Some gifts will fill … Continued
Bristol Aquarium has been voted by Bristolians as the top place to go on a first date! The online dating app eharmony has taken a deep dive into the dating lives of Bristolians and has found that people have enjoyed having their first dates mingling with sea life. On your first date, you can read … Continued
New animal alert! Bristol Aquarium have welcomed a new exhibit to its Edge of the Rainforest zone. Born at one of the aquariums sister sites, a group of Axolotls (Ambystoma mexicanum) have now moved into their brand-new home. The Zoological team have been busy transforming an unused corner of the Aquarium into the perfect habitat … Continued
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!