Sea Life Manchester

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Barton Square
The Trafford Centre
Greater Manchester
M17 8AS

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From £15.50
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Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult prices£18.50 per ticket
Child prices (3-17)£15.50 per ticket
Child prices (Under 3)Free

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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Map & Directions

Public Transport Directions

You can access SEA LIFE Manchester easily via a bus connection from Manchester Piccadilly. Then catch the express X50 or 250 bus from Piccadilly Gardens, a few minutes’ walk away. There is a bus stop right outside Barton Square which you can walk easily to the Centre. 

Road Directions

SEA LIFE Manchester is located in Barton Square, within intu Trafford Centre. We are situated right next to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre and Homesense, just next to the Barton Square Car Park.



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    Recent Reviews:

    • ScottyGee81
      Manchester, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Under Da Sea
      4 of 5 stars
      Saturday, 18th March 2023
      Visited last Sunday, used a bookable 241 voucher otherwise would have been very disappointed with the entrance fee at £22 each. Quite a few tanks and variety of animals, a walk through tunnel and a... Read full review
    • V9155CLleec
      Trip Type:
      Lovely staff, and great fun
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th March 2023
      My girlfriend and I received a turtle feeding experience for Christmas, we loved the exhibits and the feeding experience was great. Maisie, the staff member who accompanied us on the experience was... Read full review
    • jennyhN2469JL
      Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
      Trip Type:
      Mother’s Day treat
      5 of 5 stars
      Sunday, 19th March 2023
      We visited here as family day out to Manchester. Me my husband and our 15 yr old daughter. Enclosures are lovely and clean and animals well looked after. Staff are friendly and full of information... Read full review


    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (free)

    Provider Features

    • Indoor Attraction

    Dates and Opening Times

    Sealife Manchester opening times (1 Jan 2023 - 31 Dec 2023)
    Monday - Friday10:00 - 16:00
    Saturday09:45 - 18:00
    Sunday10:00 - 15:00

    * Last entry one hour before closing time. Please note the following days we will have last admission at 3pm and the centre will shut at 5pm - Christmas Eve and New Years Eve.

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