Experience Breathtaking Sights and Sounds
Driving Marine Conservation
Two New Massive Lemon Sharks for 2016
The UK’s Largest Aquarium
The UK’s Deepest Tank

Visit the National Marine Aquarium

Ticket Information

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

Opening Hours

Aquarium
Open Daily 10:00–17:00

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
11:00 Meet the Sharks
12:00 Crazy Coral Show
13:00 Eddystone Talk
13:30 Octofactor
14:00 Dive Show
15:00 The Shark Show
15:00 Octofactor
16:00 Snorkel and Friends

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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.”
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10 Years of Sleeping with the Sharks

27th July 2016

 Carrying on from our Super Shark  post the National Marine Aquarium is celebrating our 10 year anniversary of the Sleeping...

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Shark Conservation

27th July 2016

We love sharks and rays here at the National Marine Aquarium. In fact we love them so much that there...

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Super Shark Summer

22nd July 2016

  Is it a bird? No! Is it a plane? No! It’s… a SUPER SHARK! This Summer Holidays at the...

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Pokémon Go… to the Aquarium!

22nd July 2016

Pokémon Go! Is the  latest craze in pop culture and as it seems to be increasingly gaining traction here at...

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20th July 2016

Here is a short video with our Schools Officer Stu Higgs chatting to Nissan Vospers Electric Car Salesman, Steven. Find...

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STEM Fest 2016

12th July 2016

STEMfest 2016 is here, along with a brand new cuddly Hammerhead Shark! We’ve got her here at the National Marine...

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