Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo

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Founded in 1926, Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo (BAMZ) is one of the world's oldest aquariums and a great place to learn about all of the island's wildlife.

The Aquarium at BAMZ features exhibits about coral reef, coastal waters, and deep waters, with over 200 species of fish on site. The zoo, meanwhile, focuses on conservation as its main theme, and houses over 300 birds, reptiles, and mammals.

Also on site is a natural history museum.

Location

Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo is located in Hamilton Parish, on Bermuda; it's 3.5 miles to the east-northeast of Hamilton.

Nearby Restaurants

And, one of the most exciting options while spending an afternoon exploring the area is enjoying food at a restaurant within traveling distance of Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo. Buzz n'Go Warwick, which offers American food, will be of particular interest to visitors looking for a convenient meal. It is just around a quarter mile from this aquarium, so grab a table and try something off the menu. Buzz n'Go Crawl Hill and Pizza House Restaurant are some more refreshment choices nearby. At Pizza House Restaurant you should be sure to try a bite of Italian fare and experience the culture of Bermuda.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of local activities include Shelly Bay Park, which is three quarters of a mile away Hamilton Parish. Also, you might consider heading over to Verdmont, which is another attraction nearby.

If a visit to the Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo isn't enough to keep you busy all afternoon, the most nearby attractions are in the following table.

Attractions Near Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Shelly Bay Park -- 0.8 mi. (6.2 km) N Hamilton Parish Bermuda
Verdmont Museum 0.9 mi. (4.7 km) S Smith's Parish Bermuda
Portuguese Rock Historic Site 1.1 mi. (6.2 km) SE 3.8 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Spittal Pond Nature Reserve -- 1.1 mi. (6.2 km) SE 3.8 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Jeffery's Cave GeoFeature 1.1 mi. (6.2 km) SE 3.9 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Winter Haven And Summer Haven National Reserve -- 1.3 mi. (7.3 km) ESE 4.5 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Watch Hill Park -- 1.4 mi. (7.4 km) ESE 4.6 mi. East of Hamilton Bermuda
Abbott's Cliff National Park -- 1.5 mi. (6.3 km) NNE Hamilton Parish Bermuda

More Information

Hours

BAMZ is open daily fro 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and the gift shop is open from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.

BAMZ is closed on Christmas Day.

Cost

Admission into BAMZ is $10(USD) for adults, $5(USD) for seniors and children five to 12, and children under five get in free.

Location: 40 North Shore Road, Hamilton Parish, Bermuda

Phone

(441) 293-2727

Website

http://www.bamz.org/

Email

info@bzs.bm

 

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