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 situated in the southern part of Hamilton Parish, on Bermuda; it's 3.5 miles to the east-northeast of Hamilton.

Nearby Restaurants

If you work up an appetite while visiting the aquarium, you're going to be in luck -- you'll discover a great concentration of dining possibilities in this general area. Indigo is a wonderful locale to eat at on your way to visiting Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo, and offers quick access to it. The eatery is a slight ways away, but removed enough that you may decide to arrange for taking advantage of some mode of transport to travel there. Also nearby, you and your party will find restaurants including Foxy's Cafe and Pizza House Restaurant where you should sample Italian dishes and experience the Bermuda culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other types of nearby attractions 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.

With the choice of exciting activities nearby, you'll never run out of things to do. The following table contains a list of attractions nearby.

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/

 

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