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Opening Times

The aquarium is open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day), and all bookings must be made in advance online. 

Picking up a Merlin Annual Pass and want to pick up your pass outside of our normal opening hours? Email us with your requested time and we'll do our best to accommodate.

Opening Times

Last entry is ALWAYS 1 hr before close

Saturdays: 09:30 – 18:00

Sundays: 09:30 -17:00

Mon-Fri: 09:45 – 16:00

 

Top tips!

  • All visits must be pre-booked online advance

  • Guests who arrive with no tickets will be asked to go online and reserve a time slot in order to be able to visit, due to our limited capacity.

  • During weekends and holiday periods, please be aware that there may be a waiting time to enter the attraction. The attraction is busiest between 11am and 3pm.

  • To avoid the wait and to guarantee your entrance into the attraction, pre-book a timed ticket online

Book now!

WE ARE NOW OPEN!

Covid-19 Update
We are so excited to welcome you back to our magical underwater world! Please remember it is now essential for all guests to pre-book a time slot for your visit, including for annual passes, flexi tickets and all promotional vouchers - All visits can be booked or reserved here.

To ensure the health and safety of our guests and staff, we would ask that if you are displaying any symptoms of Covid-19, or are living in an area currently subject to extended lockdown measures, you can rearrange your visit by contacting us directly at slcbirmingham@merlinentertainments.biz. To find out about the health and safety measures in place to ensure we re-open safely, please click here.
For further re-opening information, please click here.