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Victorian Arcade

The World's Oldest Aquarium!

Which sea creatures do you love the most? Colourful clownfish, magical seahorse or captivating jellyfish? Maybe you simply can’t decide! Here at SEA LIFE Brighton you can make up your mind and see them all, over 5,000 of them! 

Did you know?

Brighton Aquarium was conceived and designed by Eugenius Birch, the architect responsible for the West Pier. Work began in 1869 and the aquarium opened in 1872. 

  • Visit our beautifully restored Victorian Arcade at the World's Oldest Aquarium!

Explore what's inside

Visited with a friend last week and had a brilliant time. We also did the glass bottom boat experience with Rio which was great. She was very knowledgeable and told us loads about the types of fish that live in the tank which made it really worthwhile.