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

Thinking Sustainably this National Seafood Week

10th October 2018

Since the 5th – 12th of October is national Seafood Week, we thought we’d take the opportunity to discuss some...

Toddler Blog: Stellar Starfish!

9th October 2018

Overview Today we learnt all about the stellar starfish!! First, we practiced our animal sign language, then we looked at...

Quiet at the Aquarium returns this November

9th October 2018

For the 3rd year running, we’re holding Quiet at the Aquarium for families with sensory needs to explore the exhibits...

Introducing our new sandbar sharks!

8th October 2018

We’ve recently had two exciting additions to our Atlantic Ocean tank; new sandbar sharks! These sharks have joined a fellow...

It’s World Octopus day! Here are 8 reasons why we love these crazy cephalopods.

8th October 2018

With their eight arms, three hearts, and colour-changing skin, we adore octopuses here at the National Marine Aquarium. From our...

Don’t miss our last Boat Trip of 2018!

3rd October 2018

Who says you can’t still enjoy the great outdoors and a sea breeze in October? Our final boat trip of...

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