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 – Brilliant Blennies!

25th September 2018

Today we learnt about blennies, the slimiest fish in the rockpool! We practised our animal sign language, discovered about the...

Toddler Blog: Lovely Land of Lippets!

20th September 2018

This week we learned all about the lovely limpet! When you see their shells stuck on rocks at the seaside...

The National Marine Aquarium at Plymouth Seafood Festival 2018

12th September 2018

The National Marine Aquarium is proud to be showcasing some amazing fishy fun this September during the Plymouth Seafood Festival....

Join us for a Spooky Sleeping with Sharks Sleepover!

6th September 2018

Are you brave enough for a Spooky Sleepover with the Sharks? Tickets are selling fast for our Sleeping with Sharks...

Deep Blue Spaces – October Half Term

5th September 2018

Every year, we at the National Marine Aquarium like to dedicate the October Half Term to wellbeing and art, and...

Join Plymouth’s Biggest Ever Beach Clean!

5th September 2018

The NMA will be taking part in the ‘Great British Beach Clean’ as part of the Marine Conservation Society’s 25-year-old...

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