The Deep

If you’re looking for a venue with a broad and balanced curriculum then choose Hull’s award-winning aquarium, The Deep.

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    Home to over 5,000 animals including the UK’s only pair of Green sawfish, sharks, rays and tropical fish. Not forgetting an array of invertebrates, amphibians, turtles and a colony of Gentoo penguins! Let your students enjoy a unique and memorable experience as you begin your journey from the very start of time .

    Make your way through prehistoric seas, past tropical lagoons, into the vast open oceans, down to the darkest depths, through the chilly Kingdom of ice and into the future. Our experienced education team offer workshops and hands-on activities cover core subjects such as Science, Geography, English, Citizenship and Maths which are suitable for students aged three upwards.

    For post sixteen students we can also offer Marketing, Customer Care and Travel and Tourism related sessions. Situated in our purposed built Learning Centre, we have three Sea Labs equipped with interactive learning screens, child friendly microscopes and laptops to facilitate workshops and hands-on activities which allow students to get hands on with their learning.

    How to book

    To book your visit please call the team on 01482 381000 (option 3)

    Loan boxes We are pleased to be able to offer two fantastic teaching resources available on loan for FREE* from The Deep. The two loan boxes 'Oceans' box and 'Habitats' are perfect as a pre/post visit support for teachers and their pupils to enhance learning and engagement.

    Offering a variety of cross curricular resources for Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2, the loan box resources can support whole class teaching, group sessions or independent learning. The boxes offer a range of key words, question cards and definition cards to aid knowledge and understanding as well as a range of fiction and non-fiction texts.

    Collections and return Monday – Saturday between 10am and 5pm from The Deep.

    To reserve a loan box please request a booking form from *A deposit of £25 is required and can be paid by cheque at reception and will be destroyed/returned on the return of a complete and intact loan box. Any damages are not to be repaired by the school. Please report any damage or loss on the evaluation form. The loan is for two weeks, if you wish to keep the resources for an extra week there will be an additional charge of £10 (subject to availability).

    Pricing Information

    Education package: Inclusive of workshop, self-guided tour of the attraction, secure bag storage and dedicated lunch area.

    Just £7.00 per pupil (from 23rd April 2019 onwards)

    Free adult ratio is 1:6 primary school, 1:10 secondary school. Additional adults priced at £10.50 each.

    Opening Times

    Open daily 10am – 6pm (last admission 5pm)
    Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.


    Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP


    Sat Nav: please enter the postcode HU9 1TU if you are using a Tom Tom system. For all other devices, enter HU1 4DP or Tower Street, which is the road that The Deep is situated at the end of.

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    • Accessible by Public Transport
    • Facilities for Hearing Impaired
    • Off Site Parking
    • Disabled Access
    • Facilities for Visually Impaired
    • On Site Parking
    • Disabled Toilets
    • Guide Dogs Welcome
    Attraction: Facilities
    • Baby Changing Facilities
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe
    • Shop
    • Picnic Site
    • Toilets
    • Cater for Corporate Events
    • Conference Facilities
    • Pre visit Available
    • Cater for Educational Groups
    • Events Venue
    • Risk Assessment Available
    • Coach Parties Welcome
    • Groups Welcome
    • Wedding Venue
    Other Facilities

    Changing Places Facility - Mobility Aids available - Baby Feeding Station/bottle and food warming facilities

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