Sea Lab

Discover the Firth’s smallest inhabitants with our video microscope. Enjoy hands-on fun at the touch pools and zoom in on your favourite fish in the kelp tank with an underwater camera.

Here you can enjoy hands on fun at the touch pools and get a feel for seashore life. There are regular touch pool talks from aquarium staff and a chance to find out more about familiar seashore creatures.

Learn about plankton, the microscopic plants and animals that live in the surface waters, and examine some live plankton up close using a video microscope.

Zoom in on your favourite animals in the kelp tank by controlling an underwater camera from our very own yellow submarine ‘Neptune’.