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Mevagissey Aquarium

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Mevagissey Harbour, Mevagissey PL26 6QU, England
+44 1726 843305
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Small but nice

Housed in an old lifeboat building, this small aquarium is free to enter! (Though donations are... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Freddyminster
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Witham, United Kingdom
Small but interesting

This is a free entry aquarium. Lots of sea fish and crustaceans to sea in their natural environment... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Louise C
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“local fish” (49 reviews)
“lobster” (41 reviews)
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Mevagissey Harbour, Mevagissey PL26 6QU, England
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+44 1726 843305
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"local fish"
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"lifeboat station"
in 38 reviews
"lobster"
in 41 reviews
"free entry"
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"sea life"
in 36 reviews
"large tanks"
in 16 reviews
"lifeboat house"
in 15 reviews
"free attraction"
in 21 reviews
"sea fish"
in 12 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 37 reviews
"small donation"
in 16 reviews
"local waters"
in 13 reviews
"crustaceans"
in 8 reviews
"plaice"
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"half a dozen"
in 5 reviews
"minute visit"
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"quick look"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Housed in an old lifeboat building, this small aquarium is free to enter! (Though donations are accepted). Despite its size it manages to show lots of fish, crabs, etc. The staff are friendly, and keen to answer any questions.

Thank Freddyminster
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a free entry aquarium. Lots of sea fish and crustaceans to sea in their natural environment of sea water and rocks. I found it interesting to sea crabs, lobster and sea fish living as they would at sea. Certainly worth a visit.

Thank Louise C
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is small but worth a visit. Entrance is free but donations are welcome. Each tank has details of what sort of fish are in there and is very informative.

Thank zcat46
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We saw this on a map of Mevagissey and not knowing what it would be like decided to take a chance have a look. It's quite small, so wasn't expecting a lot, but what we was very interesting showing the animals that are in the...More

Thank The-Family-Allen
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very small, will take you 10-15 minutes to look around but it’s free so worth a look. Lots of local creatures to look at.

Thank JerseyGirl1981
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see. Only a few tanks. Visited 30 years ago and nothing has changed! Free entry with donation box.

Thank Barry B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A former lifeboat house. Closed in the thirties and then resurrected in 2006 as a aquarium. It’s a true gem of an asset to the area. Not only perfectly suited to now being an aquarium the fish etc are kept in tanks of seawater freshly...More

Thank Distaste
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little aquarium found on Lighthouse Quay side of Meva. Free entry but donations accepted. My son loved the sharks head donation box. Great selection of locally found aqua animals. Ranging from the starfish to spider crab, to dog fish and pollack. Great way to...More

Thank Jill P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sweet little aquarium with local sea life. A tiny place maybe 10 mins max for a visit. A hit with children and free to enter although we did give a donation

Thank emman26
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A very small aquarium, free, but not of a great size. Unfortunately my son was alseep so had to take his pushchair in, there’s not much room to move, especially as many people are oblivious to others trying to move about. My 6 year old...More

Thank Emma P
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Lewis D
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Response from JonBoyBlue | Reviewed this property |
Not normally, but if it’s quiet you can ask.
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morrisjoannerob
16 March 2017|
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Response from Marina D | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I know it is open from 10.00 am until 5.00 pm most days, but that may begin from the beginning of April. Sorry I cannot be of any more help as I live in Bristol and have only visited myself.
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