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Driving Marine Conservation

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 2016 we now offer three tiers of tickets.
Complete pricing information

Opening Hours

Aquarium
Open Daily 10:00–17:00
Last entry 4pm

Waves Cafe
Open Daily 10:00–16:45
Breakfast 10:00–12:00
Hot Food 11:30–14:30

How To Find Us

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National Marine Aquarium,
Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth
PL4 0LF

Call Us: 0844 893 7938

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
    (No Dive on Mondays or Tuesdays)
  • 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

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The Blog

BIAZA Awards 2017

26th May 2017

We’re very proud to share with you that the National Marine Aquarium has won 5 different BIAZA Awards. BIAZA (which...

Whale Week Activity Booklet

25th May 2017

Hopefully by now you're aware that we're celebrating Whale Week during Half Term here at the National Marine Aquarium. As...

You’ll have a Whale of a time!

25th May 2017

Whale, whale, whale! This May Half Term at the National Marine Aquarium we’re celebrating Whale Week! As a Marine Conservation...

Coastal Activity Leader Training

25th May 2017

Last year, in partnership with Wild Things!, we launched our very first Coastal Activity Leader Training (CALT) Course, this summer...

Sutton Harbour Swing Bridge Closed for maintenance

22nd May 2017

The Sutton Harbour Swing is currently closed for essential maintenance. For more information you can follow this link. You can still access...

Body Balance at the Aquarium is back!

19th May 2017

What? Body Balance at the Aquarium When? Monday 12th June at 6pm or 7pm We're very pleased to announce to...

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