Aquatic Design Centre

 
 
ADDRESS
109 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 6QG
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Daily from 10:00
 

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Aquatic Design CentreDesign-led aquarium in centre of town.

Tucked away from the bustle of Oxford Street, lurks this fish-filled fantasia. If you need a break from the chaos of central London dive into this slick, chic, underwater paradise and wallow in over 300 tanks filled with an amazing range of marine, tropical and coldwater fish. Subdued lighting, interspersed with flashes of neon from some of the tanks’ more psychedelic inhabitants, create a calm, tranquil haven. With a strong design edge, this is a beautiful place to wander around, for free, if you’re looking for something just a little bit different in the centre of town.

Best for:
Tropical, marine and coldwater fish, tanks and tranquility.

Did you know?
Actor Keith Allen was once suspended in a tank at the Aquarium Design Centre.

 

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Opening and closing times for Aquatic Design Centre

Today (Saturday) Aquatic Design Centre closes at 18.00

Monday:

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Tuesday:

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18.00
 
 

Sunday:

11.00
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17.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Aquatic Design Centre Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

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Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Euston Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Clipstone Street Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Collingwood House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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