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

NMA Visitor Announcement – Early Closure on 26th May

23rd May 2018

On Saturday the 26th of May the National Marine Aquarium will be closing at 5:00pm due to a function booking....

Balloon Releases

21st May 2018

As a marine conservation charity, the National Marine Aquarium aims to encourage people to look after our seas and the...

Toddler Blog: Obscure Octopuses!

21st May 2018

Today we learnt about the odd, outrageous octopuses of the deep sea! We found out all about the deep sea...

World Oceans Day

21st May 2018

World Oceans Day (8th June 2018) is an opportunity for people around the planet to experience, honour and celebrate the...

Introducing our two new Octopuses!

10th May 2018

Last week we received two very special new additions to our Aquarium: a common octopus and a giant Pacific octopus!...

Celebrate our 20th Birthday with us!

5th May 2018

The National Marine Aquarium’s 20th Birthday is soon upon us and we’ve got loads of incredible events coming up to...

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