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

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!...

TODDLER TUESDAY – DEEP SEA FISH

4th December 2018

Today we learnt all about bizarre and beautiful world of deep sea fish! First, we practiced our animal sign language...

Calling all science enthusiasts for Pies, Pints and PhDs!

27th November 2018

On Wednesday the 12th of December the NMA will be holding an adult-only evening as part of our NMA | Lates...

Toddler Tuesday – Fearsome Deep Sea Sharks!

27th November 2018

Overview of this week's Toddler Tuesdays session... Today we learnt about the wonderful, weird world of the deep sea shark!...

Become a Polar Bear Explorer this December!

26th November 2018

We’re pleased to be part of the Polar Bear Explorer Trail! Starting on the 25th of November, you can look...

Supporting Friends of Glass at the Aquarium!

26th November 2018

Here at the National Marine Aquarium, we're proud to be supporting Friends of Glass in their campaign to promote glass...

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