Ireland’s largest native species aquarium at the heart of the Wild Atlantic Way, located alongside the world famous Salthill promenade, overlooking Galway Bay. A visit to the aquarium is a must-see for the family, friends or ‘wanderlust’ adventurer.
Galway Atlantaquaria is designed to show the diversity of marine species from all over Ireland. With 100s of marine species, marine exhibits and informative signage displayed over two floors there is something for everyone! Featuring native Irish sharks, jellyfish, conger eels and clownfish, it’s a great place to visit.
Tours are designed to be fun, educational and interactive and suit all ages. Our friendly staff will enable visitors to have the opportunity to ‘hold’ a starfish, touch a spiny spider crab and feed the fish.
The Aquarium offers a wealth of science, engineering and beach safari workshops throughout the year themed to connect people with the sea.
Open Daily Year Round
Weekends until: 18:00
Last admission: 45 mins before closing
Admission Prices 2018
Senior (aged 65+): €8.50
Student (with valid ID): €9 .00
Extra child: €4.50
Child (under 2): Free
Family (2 adults + 2 children): €33
ACCESSIBILITY: Visitors with special needs may admit one accompanying carer free of charge when they purchase a special needs adult or child ticket.
Please bring relevant ID and documentation, such as an IAA Autism ID card, or an associated membership card, GP letter or hospital consultant letter which confirms the visitor is unable to visit Galway Atlantaquaria independently without the aid of a carer or mobility aid. For more information, please call +353 (0) 91 585 100
PARKING: Free car parking available
Located along the Salthill promenade overlooking Galway Bay
The Promenade, Salthill, Galway City, Ireland
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