Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland The Promenade, Salthill, Galway Galway Gallery/Museum
 

Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland

Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland is Irelands largest aquarium and one of the West of Irelands premier attractions.

It is home to 170 marine and freshwater species. Highlights include seahorses, friendly rays, sharks and an enormous skeleton of a Fin Whale.

The Aquarium offers a truly hands-on experience, and visitors can hold starfish or spiny spider crab in the palm of their hands, help feed hundreds of hungry fish, and explore an underwater world in a model submarine.

Other attractions include the Lighthouse Gift Shop, Arabica Coffee House and the Royal Villa Restaurant.

Summer Camps 2017
 
Science 4 Summer 2017 
 

Dates: July: 10th – 14th, 17th – 21st, 24th – 28th  
Aug: 14th – 18th, 21st – 25th
Time:   10am – 3pm
Age:    8 – 12 years
Cost:    €100 per week for the first child booked. €90 for subsequent children.
 
Details:
Discover the wonders of science at this year’s Science 4 Summer. Now in its 12th year of running, students will take part in a range of classes and activities helping children explore sea life, the shore and its surrounding habitats. They will also learn about engineering at the aquarium, design and make a number of engineering projects, learn how engineering keeps the aquarium running and take part in our weekly Knex challenge. Students will carry out lots of hands on experiments, take part in animal studies, games, and do arts and crafts.
Classes and experiments will be held in the Explorers Laboratory, in the aquarium and on the seashore. Students will design and make a range of models which they can bring home.
Certificates and science goody bags will also be awarded to students who participate.
 
 
Science 4 Summer Junior Camp 
 
Dates: 1st – 3rd, 8th – 10th August
Time:   10am – 1pm
Age:    5 - 7 years
Cost:    €50 for 3 days
 
Details:
This junior camp will introduce students to the wonders of science by carrying out activities in the Explorers Laboratory, in the aquarium and on the seashore. Students will learn about water, living things, designing and making simple models, using Knex, making rockets, and carryout a seashore safari (weather permitting), plus lots more fun games and arts and crafts. Students will receive a certificate, class photo and a science goody bag at the end of the week.
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All students can bring packed lunch, wellies and a light raincoat.
 
To book a place contact us on 091-585100. €20 deposit is required to secure a place.

Birthday Parties at Atlantaquaria

Galway Atlantaquaria parties are a fun and hassle free way to celebrate birthdays in a safe controlled environment and will provide an unforgettable experience for youngsters of all age groups.Your party package includes:

Dedicated Party Host & Guided Tour of the aquarium where children will get an opportunity to feed the fish, hold starfish and spider crabs.

Birthday Tea & Treasure Hunt
Free Party bag for each child & Special Gift for Birthday Child
Annual Membership to the Aquarium for the Birthday Child.
Free Party Invitations, Free Party Hats, plates etc.
 

Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland Opening Times



Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 17.00 and Saturday and Sunday 10.00 to 18.00


Galway Atlantaquaria, National Aquarium of Ireland Admission Prices

  • Adults €12
  • Children €7.50
  • Students €9
  • Seniors €8.50
  • Children 2 and under FREE

Family Tickets:

  • 2 Adults and 1 Child  €30
  • 2 Adults and 2 Children  €33
  • 1 Adult and 2 Children    €22
  • Each Additional child  €4.50

Tickets are valid all day!

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