Galway Atlantaquaria, Galway

2.9
#7 of 11 in Zoos & Aquariums in Ireland
Get a closer look at marine life at Galway Atlantaquaria, where interactive exhibits allow visitors to touch the tank's occupants. Walk under the bones of the giant fin whale and visit the strange bottom feeders in their tanks. The viewing window for the ocean tank glows blue and teems with life, and the ray pool allows you to slide your fingers across the creature's slick back. The aquarium is near the beach and makes a nice stopping point on a city tour. Simply purchase your tickets when you arrive. A visit to Galway Atlantaquaria represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Galway road trip planning website to plot your vacation.
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  • I walked to Salthill from eyre square on a rainy November day. It’s a nice walk, to be fair and the aquarium was my destination. I used my grad school ID so I didn’t have to pay full price. It was a s...  more »
  • Went close to opening and the tank glass was dirty for most displays, mostly local fish meaning that there are no colourful fish. Recommend making the drive to the aquarium in Dingle instead  more »
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