Barcelona Aquarium Considered the largest of its kind in Europe and offering an impressive range of marine life,  the Barcelona Aquarium is a great choice for a family day out.

The Aquarium organises workshops for kids that are free with admission and run at different times throughout the day. You need to sign up for these on the day of your visit.

Meet the Sharks
In this activity for ages 6 years and over, discover some fascinating and little-known facts about sharks.

Penguins in Dinner Jackets
Did you know that penguins are birds that have adapted to marine life and that not all penguins live on the ice?  Kids of 4 years and over can learn about some of the better-known species of penguins and visit the Humboldt penguins and talk to their keepers.

Open: 9.30am – 9pm Mon-Fri; Weekends and public holidays 9.30am–9.30pm (July & Aug. until 11pm)
Price: Adults €17.75; Children 4-12 yrs €12.75; Over 60's €14.75. Carnet Familiar annual pass for 2 Adults and 2 children €90.00 (registration fee of €12.00).
Purchase tickets online and receive a 10% discount and avoid the queues (valid from 3 months of purchase).  Also consider purchasing the Carnet de L'Aquairum which gives unlimited visits throughout the year as well as a 10% discount on the shop and cafe.

Moll d’Espanya, Port Vell (access from Maremagnum) Tel. 93 221 7474

Top Tips for Attractions

  • Check before you go for any savings if you buy your ticket online.
  • Save money with a family ticket that usually offers admission to 2 adults and 2 children.
  • Consider buying an annual family pass if you plan to visit the attraction more than once during the year.
  • Look out for free admission days during Barcelona festivals such as La Mercè.
  • Call or visit the attraction's website beforehand to make sure it is suitable for your child's age.

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Kids in Barcelona is a family-friendly guide to the city of Barcelona for visitors with children and English-speaking residents with kids.  Our aim is to promote Barcelona as a child-friendly destination.  If you would like to feature your family-related business, children's shop, family restaurant, children's course, school or playgroup please Contact Us.