Aquarium News & Events

Tynemouth Aquarium’s outdoor areas are re-open!

We are pleased to announce we’ll be opening our restaurant, shop and outdoor areas everyday from 12th April! In line with government guidelines, the aquarium itself will remain closed, however we will be opening our restaurant, shop and outdoor areas including seal enclosure and children’s play area! Bay and Laurel Restaurant Our Bay and Laurel […]

Christmas Gift Ideas with Tynemouth Aquarium

Tynemouth Aquarium is the north east’s aquarium. Alongside tropical, venomous and rare animals from all the corners of the globe, Tynemouth Aquarium also brings the local Tyne and Wear to life! Check out our seal rescue and rehabilitation centre and join us as we celebrate the release of those seals that make a full recovery. […]

Second Temporary Closure for Tynemouth Aquarium

Tynemouth Aquarium will sadly close its doors once again in response to the country’s second lockdown. Our Bay and Laurel Restaurant will remain open for takeaway services. The aquarium will close to the public from Thursday 5th November in line with the National lockdown, in a bid to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across […]

Halloween fun for October Half Term

Sat 24 October – Sun 1 November Come and see our animals being playful with pumpkins this October Half Term at Tynemouth Aquarium! From charismatic monkeys to incredible river giants we love getting into the spirit of Halloween! Keep your eyes peeled for the deadly stonefish – he’s perfectly camouflaged and frighteningly venomous!  

How Seals Have Evolved Over Time to Survive in The Wild

Here, we’ll take a look at the origins and evolution of seals, introducing the species they evolved from and detail how they adapted over time to survive in their surroundings.