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Admission & Booking

Admission & Booking

Inspirational for all ages, The National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham offers pupils the opportunity to explore the creatures that live in our seas, rivers and oceans. They will walk in awe through pacific ocean tunnels, meet Gentoo penguins in an Arctic adventure and visit the UK's only Alaskan Sea otters. Younger pupils curiosity will be peaked as they become top rock pool explorers while older students can observe, first hand, ecosystems, environmental changes, evolution and marine conservation

We can offer school teachers the following benefits:

  • Exclusive term time school rates
  • Free teacher ratio 
  • Free downloadable risk assessment
  • Free classroom lesson plans and activities
  • Optional educational workshops (available from the 1st November)
  September - February* March - August* Workshops Tour
Student Entry Per Pupil (pre-school, primary & secondary) £6.00 £7.95 £2.00

Free Teacher Ratio
(Additional teachers 30% off adult standard entry)

Free Teacher Ratio
1:3 under 5yrs / 1:5 for 5-11yrs / 1:10 for 12-18yrs
Free Teacher Ratio
1:3 under 5yrs / 1:5 for 5-11yrs / 1:10 for 12-18yrs


Booking Enquiry Form

Please be advised we are currently reviewing our booking process to make it more efficient for schools! This has created an interim period whereby all booking requests will be queued in order of receipt and prioritised on date until we are able to book you into the new system! If you have any questions or do not hear back from our booking team with 72 hours of your enquiry please ring our school booking line on 0207 487 0350. 

Schools should undertake full and thorough risk assessments in relation to their educational visits to SEA LIFE Birmingham Aquarium to ensure it can be undertaken safely. You can download our supporting risk assessment here.

Please ensure your visit date is more than two weeks away when making your booking enquiry, if your visit is within two weeks please call our school booking line 0207 487 0350.

Booking Information
Your booking confirmation will take into consideration your free teacher ratio.
If our booking agents our unable to book your preferred visit date due to availability in relation to your preferred time of arrival please advise an alternative date they can consider. If you can only visit on a singular date please select the same date.
Our booking agents will do their best to book your preferred time of arrival but on occasions due to availability they may have to book the nearest available slot or consider your alternative date of visit. Please double check your booking confirmation on your allocated arrival time.
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