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 2019 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

Google Map

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

Sea the Difference – Explore the Shore | Half Term

15th January 2019

A word from Helen, one of our Public Engagement Coordinators After winning a BIAZA Silver award for the past two...

Toddler Blog: Wonderful Whales

15th January 2019

Today we had a fintastic time learning all about the giants of the ocean – the whales! First, we practiced...

Toddler Blog: The Open Ocean

8th January 2019

Today we began our odyssey of discovery as we set sail across the open ocean! First, we practiced our animal...

Toddler Blog: Wishes for the New Year

2nd January 2019

The start of a new year is a fantastic time for making wishes and over the last few months the...

Seek the Polar Explorer Trail on Plymouth’s Waterfront this Winter

20th December 2018

Have you seen the polar bears on the Waterfront in Plymouth? Hidden in shops, businesses and cafes across the Barbican...

Toddler Blog: Deep Sea Octopuses

12th December 2018

Today we went on an odyssey of discovery to learn all about the odd world of the deep sea octopus!...

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