The National Sea Life Centre is an aquarium with over 60 displays of freshwater and marine life situated in Birmingham, England. The centre opened in 1996 and was designed by Sir Norman Foster, its main tank holds up to one million litres of ocean water. The centre has around 2000 species in its tanks and not only displays the sea life but works with conservation teams to protect and breed its species. The centre has a 360 degrees clear tunnel in one of its tanks that visitors can walk through.
The sea life centre is quite central in Birmingham if travelling by car head for the city centre and follow the signs for the sea life centre. The closest train station to the centre is ‘Birmingham New Street’ which is the main station in Birmingham that is accessible from most of the UK, from New Street the sight is a 10-minute walk.
Opening Times and Admission
Entry to Sea Life ranges from £13-£23 depending on the package you want, the lower prices are just basic entry but you can pay more for an expert guided tour which is why the range varies.