Embark on a journey through the world’s oceans. Travelling from oceans past and into the future, you will explore over 5,000 different species amongst 50 different displays. From the shallow tropical lagoons to the darkest depths of the coldest oceans, you will marvel at the incredible diversity of life beneath the waves.

The Deep aims to create a deeper understanding and enjoyment of the world’s oceans through stunning marine life, interactive displays and presentations to daily dive shows that deliver the wow factor. With a fun-packed calendar of events perfect for the whole family, there is always something going on. Fully accessible to all, we ensure that everyone can get up close to their favourite critter. 

An education charity, all money made is re-invested into pioneering research, conservation activities and new exhibits.

Although we make every attempt to keep queues to a minimum, please be aware that there will be a queuing system on busy days (including weekends and school holidays). The Deep tends to be busier when it is raining. We strongly recommend visitors to arrive at The Deep at 10am when we open or after 2pm to avoid the crowds. Car parking can become full during school holidays, but alternative car parks can be found close by. 

Plan your visit

Opening Times

  • Open daily from 10am until 6pm. We are closed on Christmas Eve & Christmas Day
  • 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.

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Safety Update

The Deep takes the safety and security of its staff and visitors seriously and continue to work with Counter Terrorism Police Officers to review security regimes on a regular basis. Whilst the details of such plans cannot be shared we have in place measures to respond to changes in the threat levels for international terrorism. In light of recent events the security within the building and external spaces has been reviewed.

For the safety and reassurance of visitors, The Deep reserves the right to carry out random bag searches at reception. To avoid delays, please avoid bringing large bags and rucksacks.

As per Government guidelines more information on how to play your part can be found on line. https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/stay-safe-film https://www.mi5.gov.uk/what-you-can-do

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