Matlock Bath Aquarium and arcade, Matlock Bath

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Matlock Bath Aquarium and arcade Reviews
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  • We've visited here about 4 times over 15 years- enjoyed it every time but the aquarium keeps getting better! It fills in an hour easily very cheaply. The victorian swimming bath is filled with gorgeou...  more »
  • Interesting little place, that has an odd mixture of exhibits, but this makes it fun to visit. I loved its quirkiness. With a relatively low entrance fee it was a good way to spend about 45 minutes. L...  more »
  • Having read previous reviews I was uncertain about this place but enjoyed the half hour we spent walking around.  more »
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  • £3.30 entry and there's a lot more behind the scenes than I originally anticipated! Geodes, a petrifying fountain, plenty of fish tanks, displays, a massive koi pond transformed from an old swimming pool (with 50p feeders nearby) and a hologram room. Easily kills 45 minutes to an hour. The arcade itself doesn't have much, but was well worth visiting the aquarium.
  • Cheap entry, £2.90 charge per person regardless of age/disability **Toddlers : free of charge People with mobility issues and or support aids Could have issues arise with the stairs and step required use required. At the time of my visit there was no lift in any part of the buildings. well maintained but older building structure use of stairs and steps is essential to see majority of museum displays and approx 1 hour to 1.5h to see everything on offer. Kids were entertained & enjoyed experience aged 8 and 6 years.
  • Decent but probably won't blow you away if you have been to any other aquariums in the last decade or so. The thing that I did enjoy was the history woven into the entire experience - that did make it worth it .. as well as the town of course. I would recommend it if you enjoy history - if you are looking for an aquarium experience if may fall short there but will still deliver some
  • Very surprised did not know it was there. old swimming pool put to good use. enjoyed it impressive.
  • Grandkids love it, worth a visit, revised today £13 for two adults and three kids, fair pricing for good attractions. Kids not really bothered about the China display but loved the aquiriums, petryfying well and large koi. Holograms could do with being a little lower as lifting three kids to see each display just about cripples my back! Penny arcades downstairs are added fun on way out.

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