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Fantastic Phobias at SeaQuarium Rhyl


Release Date: Monday 07 April 2014

Fantastic Phobias at SeaQuarium Rhyl
“Fantastic Phobias”  - the latest animal exhibit to be incorporated into SeaQuarium - is now open.
 
The entire exhibit has been fully themed to create the appearance of a sunken ship galley where the shipmates have vanished and now there is an invasion of rodents, insects and slimy intruders. But these aren’t unwelcome guests; these are part of the new exhibit challenging guests to face their fears and get up close and personal with all sorts of phobias.
 
Zoe Kelly Display Manager said, “It can be a little bit scary but it’s lot of fun. Very often phobias are more than mere fears, for some they can affect daily lives; for others it may be an inherited fear of spiders or an ‘old wives tale’ based on superstition.
 
“The new exhibit will challenge even the strongest of nerves! Are you arachnophobic? Maybe you’re musophobic? Or possibly, ophidiophobic? Does the thought of rats scurrying around leave your hair standing on end? Or maybe a spider sat in your bathtub makes you want to scream?”
 
“Introducing these new animals to SeaQuarium for the first time have made a great addition to the centre, daily talks and demonstrations are planned to allay any tales and fears by highlighting some of the more interesting facts and figures about a few of our less than popular little creatures. Such as it is thought that rats can predict the future. Since they live in the hold of a ship they are the first to know when water enters and there is a real danger of sinking. At the touch of seawater rats scurry away and this has been interpreted as an act based on sixth sense, which of course, is merely a myth.  Prepare to be unnerved this Easter, as staff at Seaquarium uncover the secret world of all kinds of eerie creatures in this brand new zone!”
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LAST ADMISSION: 5.00pm
CLOSES: 6.00pm

ADMISSION:
Adult - £9.50 (16-64yrs)
Child - £8.50 (3-15yrs)
Under 3's - Free
Concessions - £8.99
(Senior Citizen, Disabled, Student).

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