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Quiet at the Aquarium

Pre-booking required - limited tickets available

Selected 2020 dates at 9am

On selected dates we're opening our doors an hour early, with limited tickets available, to provide a quieter SEA LIFE experience that aims to provide a more comfortable visit for those with autism and other sensory requirements.

Event dates for 2020

  • September 6th
  • October 4th
  • November 1st
  • December 13th

Please note this is a pre-booked tickets only event, guests must purchase their tickets online in advance in order to gain entry.

Our centre music will remain switched off until 10.30am, and televisions will be turned to a minimal volume.

The National Sea Life Centre is delighted to host this event as one of the first of it's kind for the centre. The popularity of this event will determine the availability of additional dates in the future.

Enjoy a quieter experience as you discover over 2000 creatures including our brand new Rescue Facility, a colony of Gentoo penguins, Bev the Giant Pacific Octopus, plus not to miss our black-tip reef sharks and our giant green sea turtle, Mo, in the UK's only 360° Ocean Tunnel!

Annual Pass holders wishing to attend may book their place via the Eventbrite page for their chosen date. Click on your preferred date below:

6th September 2020 

4th October 2020 

1st November 2020 

13th December 2020  

Additional Terms & Conditions apply for Annual Pass holders attending, please visit the Eventbrite page for details.

This event is in partnership with MaxCard, the UK's leading discount initiative for children with additional needs.


COVID-19 UPDATE: Following the latest UK Government update, we remain OPEN with the highest standard of health and safety measures in place. All guests, including Annual Passholders, still need to pre-book their tickets in advance.