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 9:30am – 6pm
Last entry 5pm

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

Five ways you can be a Superhero for our Ocean

16th August 2018

To celebrate our upcoming Superhero and Princess Party, we've got five fantastic ways for you to make some positive environmental...

Ocean Todds Blog

3rd August 2018

Over the last six weeks Teats Hill beach has been the home of a group of adventurous toddlers and daring...

New Temporary Bridge across Sutton Harbour

2nd August 2018

There is a new temporary walkway over the bridge from the Barbican to Sutton Harbour and back again. This new...

The 2018 Plymouth Breakwater Swim with the Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health

1st August 2018

Now in it's seventh year, the Plymouth Breakwater Swim will commence once again on Sunday the 5th of August. This...

A Free NMA Lecture with the Buckland Foundation

31st July 2018

Our annual Buckland Lecture is returning this August the 15th with guest speakers Dr Ronald Campbell and Dr John Armstrong...

Toddler Blog – The Massive Mass of a Humphead Wrasse!

30th July 2018

Today was our final Toddler Tuesday session before we all go off to have fun, fintastic adventures over the summer...

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