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We hope you enjoy reading about Bristol Aquarium news, display updates and behind-the-scenes stories. For more information on a particular news story please contact the aquarium office on 0117 929 8929.

Carnivorous Plants: Not dead, just sleeping!

November 26, 2019


Carnivorous Plants: Not dead, just sleeping! Eagle-eyed visitors might have noticed that our tank of carnivorous plants has vanished from our Urban Jungle. Don’t worry – they’re just behind the scenes for their 4 months of winter dormancy. Did you know that many carnivorous plants need a cold winter period to be healthy? This dormancy […]

Settling in for Winter…

November 4, 2019


Here at Bristol Aquarium we’ve updated our Talks and Feeds schedule, as well as changing our Opening Times for the winter period 2019/20. Check out all the details you need to know here!

What’s going on at Bristol Aquarium this October Half Term?

October 18, 2019


Looking for things to do in Bristol at Halloween and October Half Term? As ever, we’ve got you covered at Bristol Aquarium, with two spooktacular, fun-packed events for all the family – as well as our usual selection of amazing displays and daily talks – taking place over the school holidays.

The Creepiest Creatures you’ve ever seen!

October 17, 2019


As part of our A’scare’ium event this October half term at Bristol (running from Saturday 26 October to Sunday 3 November), you’ll get the chance to encounter some of the scariest, creepiest creatures around, including spider crabs, piranhas and eels. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up five of our favourite creepy creatures in this blog. 

Bristol Aquarium sadly loses popular puffer fish

October 15, 2019


Bristol Aquarium’s popular white spotted puffer fish (Arothron hispidus) has sadly passed away.

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