Visit the National Marine Aquarium

Conservation

We are a conservation charity. By visiting us you are helping to protect the marine environment, whilst having a great experience at the Aquarium.

Ticket Information

For 2018 we now offer three tiers of tickets.
Complete pricing information

Opening Hours

Aquarium
Open Daily 10am – 5pm
Last entry 4pm

Waves Cafe
Open Daily 10am – 4:45pm
Breakfast 10am – 12pm
Hot Food 11:30am – 2:30pm

How To Find Us

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National Marine Aquarium,
Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth
PL4 0LF

Call Us: 0844 893 7938

Parking

Harbour Car Park
1 Lockyers Quay
Plymouth
PL4 0DX

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What's On Today

  • 10:30 – Rockpool Feed – Plymouth Sound
  • 11:00 – Shark Show – Atlantic Ocean
    (Feeds on Monday, Wednesday Friday)
  • 12:00 – Coral Show – Great Barrier Reef
  • 13:00 – Eddystone Talk – Eddystone
  • 13:30 – Octofactor – Biozone
  • 14:00 – Dive Show – Location is Day Specific
  • 15:00 – Octofactor – Plymouth Sound
  • 15:00 – Shark Show – Atlantic Ocean
  • 16:00 – Coral Show – Great Barrier Reef
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“A stunning award winning building, a fabulous setting by The Hoe with the many good restaurants nearby. Great for all ages and ideal if weather not great”
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“Wonderful aquarium offering the family chance to see great variety of nautical /sea life in huge tanks. It's well laid out with loads for the kids to do. The aquarium cafe and restaurants offer great value for money”
Darren P – Taunton
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“Brilliant value for money and lots of lovely aquatic life. Loved the giant sea turtle and the aquarium offers great facilities for young and old. Disabled friendly.”
Teresa E – Penzance
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“Had a great family day out well worth the money lots to see and do and very educational for the children will go again very soon”
traceysherfs – Torquay
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“I love it, family love it!! Visited quite a few times this year to take advantage of the year pass. It's relaxing and enjoyable.”
Joshua N

Special Adventures

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The Blog

summer snell

Meet Summer, the UK’s first ever World Oceans Day Youth Council Advisor!

16th November 2018

We asked Summer, one of our NMA Hosts, to talk about herself and her fantastic news. "My name is Summer...

Toddler Blog: Denzel the Boarfish!

13th November 2018

This Week's Toddler Tuesdays Overview: Today we learnt about one of our favourite fish in the entire Aquarium – Denzel...

Family Day Out | Shark | National Marine Aquarium

Family Days Out at the National Marine Aquarium

12th November 2018

Whether it’s rain or shine, there's no better family day out in Plymouth than at the National Marine Aquarium. There...

Aquarium | Sharks | Feeding

Meet the team: Biologist/Diver Heather Williams

12th November 2018

Here at the National Marine Aquarium, we have some amazing staff across all teams, including our world-class husbandry team. One...

Toddler Blog – Exploring the Deep Sea!

7th November 2018

Overview: Today we began our daring adventures and descended down into the deep sea! First, we practiced our animal sign...

Quiet at the Aquarium is right around the corner this November

5th November 2018

Our next Quiet at the Aquarium event is coming up soon on the 17th of November, where we’ll be welcoming...

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