Opening Times

Our Opening Times

The National SEA LIFE Centre Birmingham is open 7 days a week (except Christmas Day).


Off-peak Opening Times 14th November 2016 until 11th February 2017 (except Christmas week, see below):

Weekdays: 10.00-16.00 (last entry 15.00)

Weekends & School Holidays: 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00) 


Christmas Week: From Saturday 24th December until Sunday 1st January we will be open from 10am until 6pm (last entry 5pm).


Peak Opening Times from 12th February 2017:

Weekdays: 10.00-17.00 (last entry 16.00)

Weekends & School Holidays: 10.00-18.00 (last entry 17.00)


  • Please be aware that due to our limited capacity, we strongly advise all guests to book online tickets in advance of their visit, particularly when planning to visit during weekends or school holidays.

  • Guests with pre-booked tickets are guaranteed entry and will be given priority over guests who arrive with no tickets, who may have to wait to be admitted due to our limited capacity.

  • During weekends and holiday periods, please be aware that there may be a waiting time to enter the attraction. The attraction is busiest between 11am and 3pm.

  • To avoid the wait and to guarantee your entrance into the attraction, pre-book a timed ticket either online or over the phone by calling 0871 423 2110*


Don’t forget, tickets might be cheaper outside of the peak hours! 

*calls cost 13p per minute plus network extras.