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

Located toward the southern outskirts of Hamilton Parish, Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo welcomes residents and vacationers who are lodging in this part of Bermuda. Whether or not you are staying particularly close, you are free to drop by to check out the sights. It is 3.5 miles east-northeast of Hamilton.

Nearby Restaurants

Of course, one of the most delightful possibilities while spending some time exploring the area could be enjoying fare at a restaurant within traveling distance of this aquarium. Rustico, which offers American food, is also the most convenient dining option from this aquarium. The restaurant is only about a couple hundred yards from Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo, so grab a table and eat up! Indigo and Foxy's Cafe are some more refreshment choices nearby where you have the chance to try a new dish and experience the Bermuda culture.

Nearby Attractions

Other nearby attractions include Bermuda Railway Museum, which is a quarter mile away Hamilton Parish. Also, you might consider making the trip to Shelly Bay Park, which is another attraction close by.

An aquarium is one type of attraction you can visit, but there's even more to see during your stay. The following chart includes some other attractions closest to Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo.

Attractions Near Bermuda Aquarium, Museum And Zoo
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location Island
Bermuda Railway Museum Museum 0.4 mi. (5.3 km) WNW Hamilton Parish Bermuda
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

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.

Address

40 North Shore Road, Hamilton Parish, Bermuda

Phone

(441) 293-2727

Website

http://www.bamz.org/

 

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