Experience Breathtaking Sights and Sounds
Driving Marine Conservation

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 2016 we now offer three tiers of tickets.
Complete pricing information

Opening Hours

Aquarium
Open Daily 10:00–17:00
Last entry 4pm

Waves Cafe
Open Daily 10:00–16:45
Breakfast 10:00–12:00
Hot Food 11:30–14:30

How To Find Us

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

Call Us: 0844 893 7938

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
    (No Dive on Mondays or Tuesdays)
  • 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

My first Great Eggcase Hunt!

21st April 2017

A blog by Karen, a Host here at the National Marine Aquarium On Tuesday 4th April I took part in...

Underwater Tea Party

14th April 2017

On Thursday 13th April we held our first Underwater Tea Party. The event started at 5:30 and saw families come...

Bullhead Shark Project Blog

12th April 2017

A guest blog from Clare Simm, Galapagos Conservation Trust Galapagos Conservation Trust (GCT) is the only UK registered charity to focus...

Surfing Europe’s Giants

12th April 2017

Surfing Europe’s Giants with Tom Butler Here at the National Marine Aquarium on Friday 26th May we’re welcoming surfing legend...

Community and Wellbeing at the Aquarium

11th April 2017

A blog by Liz our Discovery and Learning Officer The role of natural environments, especially ‘green space’, in promoting human...

Galapagos Conservation Trust Blog

11th April 2017

A guest blog from Jade Holloway from Galapagos Conservation Trust My love of the ocean began at a young age....

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