Experience Breathtaking Sights and Sounds

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 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

Doodle Days Half Term

20th September 2017

This October half term, the National Marine Aquarium are recognising the powerful impact the Arts have on a person’s wellbeing....

Stewards of the Sea; Returning power to fishers – free lecture

18th September 2017

On Wednesday 20th September we're holding a FREE lecture titled 'Stewards of the Sea; Returning power to fishers - free...

STEMFest 2017 – Giant Squid, Giant Challenge

31st August 2017

A blog by our Schools Officer Loveday Every year, the National Marine Aquarium runs two weeks of Science, Technology, Engineering...

Ocean Aliens Activity Booklet

30th August 2017

This Summer at the National Marine Aquarium has been one to remember! We've been celebrating the wonderful creatures of the...

What do you get for the price of a place on Ocean Squad?

17th August 2017

A place on our teen club summer Ocean Squad costs £110. For that you get; Five days of activities (August...

5 Things that’ll make Summer Ocean Squad the best EVER!

11th August 2017

A blog by Joe Farrow - one of our Ocean Squad leaders Its only a couple of weeks until Ocean...

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