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

Extended Summer Opening Hours

Aquarium
Open Daily 9.30am - 6pm

Waves Cafe
Open Daily 9:30am - 5pm
Breakfast 9:30am - 12pm
Hot Food 12:00am - 5pm

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

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...

What’s on this Summer at the Aquarium

26th July 2017

This Summer at the National Marine Aquarium will be one to remember with loads of activities and events going on...

Ocean Squad – How did it go?

25th July 2017

Ocean Squad Blog Hello, my name is Joe and I have the brilliant job of being able to run Ocean...

British Firework Championships – Late Night Opening

24th July 2017

A view with a Bang! – Summer Fireworks at the Aquarium The British Firework Championships are one of the highlights...

Superhero and Princess Family Event!

24th July 2017

A night they'll never forget Here at the National Marine Aquarium we're very excited to be holding a very special...

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