Explore our weekly and monthly events program
Petri Dish Safari
As a follow on to our famous touch pools, join us for an interactive discovery session exploring a microscopic world. Get up close to these amazing creatures with our microscopes and techy gadgets and discover a whole new world in our oceans.
When: Mondays + Wednesdays July/Aug
Cost: FREE with entry to the aquarium
Join us after hours for our exclusive feeding time. Discover who eats who and hand feed our creatures, while you are guided around the aquarium.
When: Tuesdays + Sundays July/Aug
Cost: £3.00 per person
Booking advised, spaces limited
*Children must be accompanied by a full paying adult. This ticket does not entitle you to aquarium entry prior to 5pm.
Winter Movie Marathon Days
Sit back and relax on a rainy day in our cinema room complete with comfortable beanbags, sofas, surround sound and 3D capability. A selection of films will be shown Monthly. For up to date information on upcoming films please join our Facebook group -Cinema at the aquarium
Time: 11am - 5.00pm
when: First Sunday of the Month or contact us to request a screening.
Cost: 2D - £2, 3D - £3, Day Ticket - £5 per person.
Winter Aqua Tots Sessions
Come on an adventure to explorer underwater worlds at our new Aqua Tots sessions for 5's and under. Discover amazing creatures through our sensory sessions, storytelling and crafts and follow up with a showing of our favourite kids programme relaxing on our beanbags.
When: Every Thursday
Price: £1.50 per child
Marine Explorers Club
Designed to spark an interest in our marine environment and provide an exciting learning experience, our Marine Explorers kids club introduces children aged 7-13 to marine bioscience through fun games and activities.
Marine Explorers takes place on the last Saturday of every month from 10:30am to 12noon (unless otherwise stated).
Upcoming sessions 2017:
Saturday 25th November - 10.30 - 12.00
Saturday 16th December - 10.30-12.00
Cost: £10 for 4 sessions. Spaces limited. For further information or to book a place for your child, use our contact us or phone on 01688 302876.