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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.

Summer fun

July 11, 2015

There’s an action-packed programme of special events and activities taking place throughout the summer at Bristol Aquarium. Visitors will be able to help feed the fish, discover more about our fantastic frogs, come face to face with some real-life mermaids and join in the fun with Shipwrecked Sid’s storytelling sessions. All events and activities are […]

Water Museum

June 26, 2015

Aquarium samples added to travelling museum  Samples of water from Bristol Aquarium have become the latest additions to an extraordinary Museum of Water which visited the city at the weekend. Small amounts of water from the Amazon and Coral Reef displays and the quarantine area at the Harbourside attraction have become part of the travelling […]

Luxury Pad

June 15, 2015

Luxury pad for Rubber Frog and Crocodile Skink  A rubber frog and crocodile skink have been given a luxurious new home, complete with plunge pool and mini waterfall, at Bristol Aquarium. Aquarists at the Harbourside attraction have created a new habitat for the banded rubber frog with mosses, rocks and lush green foliage which mirrors […]

Aquasnaps exhibition

June 8, 2015

NEW AQUARIUM EXHIBITION AIMS TO INSPIRE ‘AQUA SNAPPERS’ A new exhibition featuring the work of photographer and aquarist Jake Graham is to go on display at Bristol Aquarium on Friday, June 12th.   Featuring creatures from aquariums all over the world captured at thoughtful, surprising and beautiful moments, ‘Aquasnaps’ aims to inspire everyone to pick […]

Going Mobile

June 2, 2015

Bristol Aquarium will hitting the streets with their mobile rockpool during the Festival of Nature at the weekend (June 13th-14th). The rockpool, which has its own chiller, filter and pump, will be part of the aquarium’s stand at the Harbourside festival. The mobile rockpool provides an ideal temporary home for a variety of sturdy rockpool […]

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