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

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 – Walruses

23rd November 2017

This week's session overview This week we have been learning about wonderful, wobbly walruses! We practiced our sign language, learnt...

Toddler Blog – Whales

15th November 2017

This week's session overview This week we had a whale bonanza! As well as practicing our sign language and exploring...

An Interview with our CEO

2nd November 2017

This week's blog is from Roger Maslin, CEO of the NMA and marks the start of the roll out of...

Haunted by Plastic!

30th October 2017

A blog by Host Karen, with some handy information on how to reduce the amount of plastic you use When...

It’s Doodle Days Half Term Time!

20th October 2017

It's that time of year again October Half Term is upon on us. Here at the NMA our theme is...

NMA Grants – Sea turtles conservation in Cape Coast, Ghana

18th October 2017

Sea turtles are important marine creatures that provide unique services to the marine and coastal environments. However, in the Cape...

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