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Dinosaur Day

July 27, 2020


Monday 31st August Come and enjoy a bank holiday Monday with a ROAR! Pete the Dinosaur is back by popular demand. You can mete Pete the T-Rex and his baby dinosaur friends. Pete will be stomping around the aquarium so give him a wave and make sure you take your photo with him too! Meeting […]

Tynemouth Aquarium is the plaice to be!

July 7, 2020


Tynemouth Aquarium re-opened its doors on Saturday 4th July and is pleased to report the weekend went swimmingly! The North East’s Aquarium is ready to welcome visitors once again to marvel their hundreds of aquatic creatures including seals, sharks and seahorses.

Tynemouth Aquarium is getting ready to re-open!

June 10, 2020


The team at Tynemouth Aquarium are working hard behind the scenes to get ready to safely re-open our doors under new strict COVID-19 health and safety procedures. Safety is our highest priority, and we are meticulously reviewing your journey around the aquarium to minimise risk without compromising our unique underwater experience. Our Bay and Laurel […]

Coronavirus Statement

March 14, 2020


Saturday 14th March 2020 Hello Visitor, Tynemouth Aquarium would like to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of all of our visitors in response to ongoing Coronavirus (COVID 19) situation. We want you to feel as safe and comfortable as possible when you visit us. We are operating […]

Our new seaview restaurant – Bay and Laurel

February 24, 2020


Bay & Laurel is Tynemouth’s newest sea front restaurant based at Tynemouth Aquarium. The restaurant is open to the general public as well as aquarium visitors and is dog friendly too. Bay & Laurel serves great food and drink in beautiful surroundings with stunning sea views. In the summer the restaurant will open up with […]

Tynemouth Aquarium’s Giant Half Term

January 29, 2020


This half term we are all about new! This past year we have been busy making improvements to your aquarium! Come along and see what’s new. Our new exhibit; River Giants takes you deep into the rainforest and brings you up close to some giant fish. You can meet our River Giants this half term […]

Looking back at 2019

December 30, 2019


2019 has been an amazing year. Not only have we re-branded to Tynemouth Aquarium, but we have also made some amazing changes to the Aquarium. We opened our brand new exhibit – River Giants – an immersive display which brings you the sights and sounds of the Rainforest and up close to some huge fish! […]

6 fishy facts about our new River Giants 

October 31, 2019


6 fishy facts about our new River Giants  This October marked the opening of our amazing new River Giants exhibition, bringing together tank-busting fish from rivers as far away as the Amazon – so not the kind of thing you could ever spot in the Tyne, Wear or Tees!  If you’ve not been to see […]

Welcome to Tynemouth Aquarium

October 5, 2019


Welcome to Tynemouth Aquarium – the new name for Blue Reef Tynemouth. What’s new? There is much more than a new name – we have completely renovated the outside of the building, modernising how it looks and ensuring the building is ready for plenty more British winters! Inside we have installed new toilets making them […]

10 Things To Do This Summer In Tynemouth

August 23, 2019


The waterfront town of Tynemouth is full of great things to do on a day trip this summer. You’ll find breathtaking walks, stunning beaches and a host of fun-filled family activities, no matter what the weather. Here’s the ultimate family day-out guide to this fantastic coastal city in 2019.    Blue Reef Aquarium The Blue […]

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