Ireland's native fish at Galway Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria, Ireland’s largest native species aquarium. An EAZA accredited Aquarium that celebrates education, awareness and conservation. An educational engaging, and fun visit for all ages, fully accessible and all exhibits designed around the visitor.

All all-weather attraction over two floors of exhibits, with free parking, Wi-Fi, and lots of family-friendly amenities. It is located along the world-famous Salthill ‘prom’, Galway City.

Featured Exhibits include; Sharks, Fin Whale Skeleton exhibit, Rays, Egg nursery, Splash tank and Ocean tank.

  • National Aquarium of Ireland
  • Ireland’s largest native species aquarium
  • 100’s of marine species from all over Ireland
  • Opportunities to hold a starfish, touch a spider crab and feed the fish
  • Offers a variety of workshops throughout the year

Open Daily Year Round

Monday – Friday: 10:00-17:00h

Saturday & Sunday: 10:00-18:00h



Admission Rates Apply

See website for details.

Useful Information

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 nearby

INFORMATION: Ground & Co Café, The Lighthouse gift shop, and Papa Rich restaurant all on-site

Getting There

Located along the Salthill promenade overlooking Galway Bay

Map Location: 53.259790, -9.074127
Contact Galway Atlantaquaria

The Promenade, Salthill, Galway City, Ireland

Eircode: H91 T2FD
T: +353 (0)91 585 100
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