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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.

Bristol Aquarium Closes Temporarily In Response to COVID-19

March 22, 2020


Bristol Aquarium Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19 As a precautionary measure and in an effort to protect the health and safety of staff and visitors, Bristol Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Aquarium will be closed to the public starting 23/03/2020. While there have been […]

Coronavirus Statement

March 14, 2020


Bristol Aquarium would like to reassure visitors that we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of all of our visitors in response to ongoing Coronavirus (COVID 19) situation.

Bristol Aquarium displays a cute young pufferfish!

March 10, 2020


Bristol’s city centre aquarium has a new, young pufferfish on display for visitors to see. The Starry Pufferfish (Arothron stellatus) was donated to Bristol Aquarium from a pet shop that could not sell it.

The Monsters Of The Sea

February 5, 2020


Did you know that, even with all the technology that we have today, we have more knowledge of space, than we do the bottom of our oceans? With so much still unknown, who knows what monsters could be lurking under the waves.  But according to ancient tales, there’s many deadly creatures who have graced our […]

Do fish fall in love?

February 4, 2020


  As Valentine’s Day approaches we can feel that there is love in the air – but is it in the water? We know that fish have a whale of a time swimming around all day eating food but we weren’t sure if they were capable of companionship so, decided to find out.   What […]

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