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

Ocean Squad Blog – Two Weeks to go!

16th July 2018

It’s only two weeks until the start of Ocean Squad this summer and there is so much to be excited...

Body Balance at the National Marine Aquarium

13th July 2018

Our next Body Balance session is coming up next week! Here's a little taste of what to expect from Wellbeing...

20 Years…20 Amazing Marine Discoveries! (Part 2)

11th July 2018

Picking up from where we left off in 20th Birthday themed 20 discoveries blog post, here are ten more amazing...

Toddler Blog: Colourful Clownfish

11th July 2018

This week we learned all about the colourful, crazy clownfish! After practicing our animal sign language, we talked about the...

Upcoming Events at the National Marine Aquarium

5th July 2018

With the Summer in full swing, we’ve got some unforgettable events coming up at the National Marine Aquarium. With such...

20 years…20 Amazing Marine Discoveries! (Part 1)

4th July 2018

Having just had our fantastic free Family Birthday Night last Saturday, our 20th birthday celebrations are still in full swing...

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