The Ilfracombe Aquarium

The Ilfracombe Aquarium

The Ilfracombe Aquarium is a captivating and informative aquatic exhibit located in the coastal town of Ilfracombe, Devon. The aquarium offers a unique opportunity for visitors to explore the marine life of the North Devon coast and beyond.

The exhibits at The Ilfracombe Aquarium showcase a diverse range of sea creatures, including crabs, lobsters, starfish, and a variety of fish species. Visitors can also learn about local marine conservation efforts and the history of the area’s fishing industry.

The Ilfracombe Aquarium offers educational programmes and interactive experiences that allow visitors to get hands-on with some of the aquarium’s marine life. The knowledgeable staff are always on hand to answer questions and offer insights into the fascinating world of marine biology.

The Ilfracombe Aquarium is an engaging and enriching destination for anyone interested in the sea and its inhabitants. The aquarium’s exhibits, educational programmes, and focus on local marine conservation make it a must-visit attraction for visitors to the North Devon coast.

Opening Times

Monday: 10am – 4pm
Tuesday: 10am – 4pm
Wednesday: 10am – 4pm
Thursday: 10am – 4pm
Friday: 10am – 4pm
Saturday: 11am – 4pm
Sunday: 11am – 3.30pm


The Quay, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ

Phone Number

01271 864533




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Ticket Price List

Adult (16yrs+)£7.75
Child (3-15yrs)£5.75
Seniors (65yrs+)£6.75
Student (16+ in education. and/or with NUS card)£6.25
Family (2 adults & 2 children)£24.25
Family (2 adults & 3 children)£29.50
Family (1 adult & 3 children)£22.50
Grandparents (2 seniors & 2 children)£22.50

Ilfracombe Aquarium North Devon


Is there car parking?Pier car park alongside the aquarium
Can I bring my own food?No
Is there food and drink?Pier Café
Is there a toilet?Yes
Can I take my dog?Assistance dogs only

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