Matlock Bath Aquarium | Day Out With The Kids

Matlock Bath Aquarium

Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, England

Attraction Information

  • Aquariums icon Aquariums

Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor

A Victorian building, surrounded by beautiful countryside is home to Matlock Bath Aquarium. With seven attractions for the price of one, there’s so much more than fish.

See if you can spot Dory and Nemo and visit the terrapins in their brand new home, before dropping in on the thermal pool, which is where Koi Carp are currently being bred. Next stop is the petrifying well where objects gradually turned to stone after being sprayed with the thermal water.

If that’s not enough there’s one of the largest hologram displays in Europe, where images move and float in front of you, an extensive gemstone and fossil collection and over 1700 pieces of Goss and Crested China. Phew!  

So much to see and do!

  • Great value for money at just £2.90 per person!
  • Children under 4 go free
  • Open daily from Easter – end of October


Image copyright Ben Salter via Flickr / Image cropped slightly from original


  • Parking Parking Available Nearby
  • ATM ATM Available

Getting There and Contact Information


110-112 North Parade, Matlock Bath, Derbyshire, DE4 3NS, England


Click here to visit Matlock Bath Aquarium's website
01629 583624

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Easter - October
Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:30

Saturday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00


General Admission
All Ages: £3.30
Under 5's: Free
Cash Only

More Information


There are toilets located at the northern end of the village, by the pedestrian lights, on the river side of the road, a short walk from the car park. 

Pets allowed

Dogs are welcome

Guest suitability

Due to the historic nature of the building they are unable to offer wheelchair access. Pushchairs are not permitted in the attraction.

Parking facilities

Pay and Display.