Opening Times

  • Monday: 10am – 5pm
  • Tuesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Wednesday: 10am – 5pm
  • Thursday: 10am – 5pm
  • Friday: 10am – 5pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 5pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 5pm

What a Curator does and why it’s important

Meet Dave. He has a very important job. He is the Curator of Blue Planet Aquarium. What is a Curator? Firstly, it might be worth us asking the question, what is a Curator? The dictionary definition is “the custodian of a collection.” That’s exactly what they do in Blue Planet. The Curator oversees the well-being … Continued

The scuba divers of Blue Planet

Scuba divers of Blue Planet Aquarium If you’re like me, you may be curious about what Scuba Divers in a place like Blue Planet Aquarium actually get up to. Being in the fortunate position of already working in the aquarium, I asked if I could help the dive team for a day. In this post, … Continued

We’re elated to be opening our doors once again!

On Monday 17th May, Blue Planet Aquarium will be re-opening its doors to welcome visitors once again.Following a tumultuous start to 2021, with extended closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. The attraction will be re-opening with lots of changes and new additions to its offering! Visitors and members of Blue Planet Aquarium can expect to … Continued

Blue Planet Aquarium Temporarily Closed Again

Blue Planet Aquarium must sadly close its doors again in response to Cheshire being put into tier3 on 26th December 2020 in a bid to reduce the number of Covid-19 cases across the country, and to ease pressures on the NHS. As with previous closures, our expert team will continue to provide first rate care … Continued

Blue Planet Aquarium is Back Open!

Blue Planet Aquarium is thrilled to announce we will be re-opening our doors from Wednesday 2nd December following our closure in response to the Government’s National lockdown. The Government have lifted the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown restrictions and have therefore granted businesses, such as Blue Planet Aquarium, safe to re-open and welcome the public once again. … Continued

Second Temporary Closure for Blue Planet Aquarium

Blue Planet Aquarium will sadly close its doors once again in response to the country’s second lockdown. The site 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 the country and to ease pressures on the NHS.

Visitors ‘shoal’ back to Blue Planet Aquarium

The North West’s shark-loving public has been back visiting Blue Planet Aquarium this weekend for their o’fish’al re-opening!The aquarium, located at Cheshire Oaks, re-opened on Saturday 4th July with new Covid-19 safety measures in place. As a result, visitors have safely returned to see their favourite underwater creatures from large Sand Tiger Sharks and South … Continued

Blue Planet Aquarium temporarily closes

Blue Planet Aquarium Closes Temporarily in Response to COVID-19 As a precautionary measure and in an effort to protect the health and safety of staff and visitors, Blue Planet Aquarium is temporarily closed to the public to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The Aquarium will be closed to the public starting 23/03/2020. While there … Continued

Blue Planet Aquarium – Coronavirus statement for visitors

  Blue Planet Aquarium Directors letter Hello Visitor, Blue Planet Aquarium would like to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to ensure the safety of all of our visitors in response to ongoing Coronavirus (COVID 19) situation. We want you to feel as safe and comfortable as possible when you visit us. … Continued

Top 10 Things To Do In Cheshire

Thinking of a staycation this summer? Whether you’re looking for a romantic escape or family adventure, Cheshire has something for everyone. Here are our top 10 things to do on your trip…  1. Chester If you love a city filled with history and culture, this is a great day out for you. Wander around the … Continued

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