Venue Hire

Looking for a unique venue on Bristol’s Harbourside? Bristol Aquarium offers a variety of settings for your event. A unique setting with thousands of marine life and exotic plants too! 


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Aquarium Displays and Foyer

Host a drinks reception in the Bristol Aquarium and marvel at a wide variety of fish species and tropical gardens. Continue the party in the atmospheric foyer space under the canopied ceiling.

Perfect for – drink receptions, networking and parties. (Please note we are not currently offering seated dinners).

Turing Room

This spacious purpose built meeting room has natural light and a dedicated lobby area for registration or refreshments. With a projector screen, a projector stand, working Wi-Fi and meeting tables.

Perfect for – workshops, meetings, away days and presentations.

Large Screen Theatre

Formally home to an IMAX cinema this large auditorium retains the impressive 19 x 15m screen to create the ultimate visual experience. The theatre has tiered seating for 340 people with a small stage area.

Perfect for – presentations, lectures, film screenings and conferences.



For any enquiries or for more information please contact our friendly team on [email protected] or 0117 929 8929. We look forward to welcoming you and your guests!


Do something different this Christmas and hold your party at Bristol Aquarium!

Start your night with a glass of fizz as you explore the night time underwater world of the Aquarium, surrounded by mesmerising marine life. Then dance the night away in our atmospheric foyer area under a canopy roof. (Please note we are not currently offering seated dinners).