FREE TEACHER PREVIEW DAY - Saturday 18 January. Exclusively for Primary School teachers, you’ll receive free entry for yourself and three others (adults or children). The day will run from 11am to 2pm, with a choice of half-hourly bookable time-slots. You’ll start with a visit to the Sea Lab - our dedicated Learning Centre where student workshops take place. You’ll meet our Education team, see the bag storage facilities, packed lunch areas and receive a free goodie bag. You’ll can then be able to enjoy The Deep in your own time, meeting our penguins, turtles, sharks and much more.

Book your tickets here

Every year, The Deep welcomes over 30,000 primary and secondary pupils to our purpose built Learning Centre. Let your students enjoy a unique and memorable experience as you travel from the beginning of time and into the future. Dive into exciting exhibits including our breath-taking coral reef at the Lagoon, interesting animal in our Slime exhibit, some of our biggest sharks in Endless Ocean and creatures of the Amazon in the Flooded Forest. To see more of what The Deep has to offer, take a look at our Deep tour.

Workshops, presentations and hands-on activities are delivered to groups from pre-school pupils to post sixteen by our team of experienced in house teachers. Find out all about our Primary School visits here with our digital guide. It maps out the whole day for you from start to finish and includes each of our fantastic Workshops.

We cover a wide selection of topics in all Key Stages, including Science, Geography, English, Citizenship, Maths and for older students Marketing, Customer Care and Travel and Tourism. 

Places cost £7 per pupil which includes your choice of workshop relevant to your key stage (listed below). Please see our Bookings and Information section for further information.   

Would you like to receive updates and special offers about school trips at The Deep? Then sign up to our e-newsletter below.

Sign up

Students can also enjoy our immersive Sea Labs. Learning spaces are complete with 84 inch interactive learning screens allowing students to get hands on with their studies, child friendly microscopes, infinity mirrors and multi-coloured sensory bubble tubes. All school trips include a workshop relevant to your pupils' Key Stage, time in The Deep visitor attraction, secure storage baskets for personal items and a lunch area if required.

To help prepare your students for their visit why not download our social story 'A day at The Deep: preparing for your visit'. Designed to help visitors plan and make the most of their visit with us, it's great for those students who might need a little extra help!

Plan your visit

Opening Times

  • Open daily from 10am until 6pm
  • Last admission is at 5pm, although we recommended you to arrive no later than 4pm
  • The Deep’s peak times are between 11am – 2pm, should you prefer a quieter environment please visit outside these times.
  • Car parking is available costing £3 for six hours. It can become full during school holidays. Alternative car parks can be found here

The Deep Tower Street, Hull, HU1 4DP

01482 381000 Any questions?

SAT NAV (HU9 1TU) this will take you to Tower Street, Hull, the nearest main road to The Deep.

Ticket Prices

Type of ticket Online On the day
Adult £12.60 £14.00
Child (aged 3 to 15) £9.90 £11.00
Children under 3 FREE FREE
Student* £11.70 £13.00
Senior (60+) £11.70 £13.00
Essential carer FREE FREE

* in full time education, valid NUS, University card or proof of age is required for school and Sixth form students.

Code of Conduct

Please click here to see The Deep's terms and conditions of entry

Enter your address to get directions

Public transport information

Customer Safety

The Deep takes the safety and security of its staff and visitors seriously and continues to work with Counter Terrorism Police Officers to review security regimes on a regular basis.

The Deep reserves the right to carry out random bag searches at reception. To minimise delays, please avoid bringing large bags and rucksacks into the attraction.

More information can be found on how to play your part here

Product Categories

Key Information Buy Tickets Our Ethos