Join Exploris for a range of fun science projects including Edible Water Bottles and Seal Rescue

14 February 2019 - 24 February 2019
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Four workshops will take place over the 16/17 & 23/34 February based around “Our Resourceful Ocean”. Join one of our workshops such as “Amazing Seaweed: Edible Water Bottles”, “Tidal Energy: Powering our homes”, “Salt Car Track: An Alternative Fuel” and “Play Your Cards Right”. Our
Seal Rescue Workshop will also be completed during NI Science Festival – A course on how to spot, assist and deliver injured seals to our rescue centre.

We want to show our visitors how the ocean can provide possible solutions to many of the problems we are facing today such as climate change and pollutions caused by plastics. Join one of our workshops or our seal Rescue Workshop during NI Science Festival. Also take part in our animal demonstrations throughout the week.

Check online for demonstration and workshop times. Subject to availability.

Book your tickets online (24hours in advance) to be fast tracked and discounted. 

Free parking and disabled parking available. Café, lifts, toilets, baby changing, gift shop, picnic area and soft play area on site. 

14 February 2019 - 24 February 2019
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Opening Times

  • 10am – 5pm (last entry 4pm)


  • Normal admissions apply. See website for entry prices.

Contact Details

  • Address Exploris Aquarium The Rope Walk, Castle Street Portaferry BT22 1NZ
  • Telephone 028 4272 8062
  • Email
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