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 2017 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

Parking

Harbour Car Park
1 Lockyers Quay
Plymouth
PL4 0RA

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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”
GilesAndrews2014 – London
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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

Shark Awareness Day – A Blog by The Shark Trust

12th July 2017

Shark Awareness Day - A Blog by Paul Cox, Manager Director of The Shark Trust On 14thJuly we celebrate “Shark...

Yoga at the National Marine Aquarium

11th July 2017

By Oleta Forde “Take time to do what makes your soul happy” Wise words like these help me to decide...

Why not make a day of it?

5th July 2017

A great day out Here at the National Marine Aquarium we can’t think of anything better than a day out...

Ocean Aliens Summer Holiday!

29th June 2017

Ocean Aliens This Summer Holiday here at the National Marine Aquarium we are boldly going where we’ve never been before…...

Guest blogs from Army Divers in 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC

19th June 2017

Army Diver Blogs For a week last month we were joined by 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC from Southampton, we...

Yoga at the Aquarium

15th June 2017

After the overwhelming success of our three Body Balance at the Aquarium events, partnering with Nuffield Health Plymouth we’re now introducing...

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