SEA LIFE Brighton
The world's oldest operating aquarium is right on the sea-front! With amazing exhibits, you can see how fish and marine creatures live beneath the waves, plus there are plenty of opportunities to get involved with local conservation projects.
Visit the Aquarium website
What makes it special
- The world's oldest aquarium
- Get involved with conservation
Open Daily from 10:00
Closing times (last admission 1 hour earlier):
1st Jannuary to 12th April - 16:00 (except half-term 17:00)
13th April to 30th June - 17:00 (except half-term 18:00)
July Monday to Friday - 17:00
July Weekends - 18:00
20th July to 8th September - 18:00
9th September to 31st December - 16:00 (except half-term 17:00)
see Sea Live Ticket Price web page for full details
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