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Welcome to the only public aquarium in Greater Manchester. You can find details about how to get here on the Aquarium visitor page. To find out more about the fish in the collection or about our conservation work you can browse this section.
We have a diverse selection of fish from all over the world.
We do research and are keen to extend our services to schools
Frequently asked questions
Some common queries and some answers!
There are some fantastic resources out there for fish enthusiasts. These are the ones that we recommend.
The aquarium was opened in 1941 and is one of Britain's oldest public aquaria.