Experience Breathtaking Sights and Sounds
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

Parking

Harbour Car Park
1 Lockyers Quay
Plymouth
PL4 0RA

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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
    (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

Special Adventures

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The Blog

Guest blogs from Army Divers in 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC

19th June 2017

Army Diver Blogs For a week last month we were joined by 17 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC from Southampton, we...

Yoga at the Aquarium

15th June 2017

After the overwhelming success of our three Body Balance at the Aquarium events, partnering with Nuffield Health Plymouth we’re now introducing...

Murder Mystery at the Aquarium

15th June 2017

The Speakeasy Murder A nautical evening of glamour and finery that guests will never forgot. Murder guaranteed. Join us here...

V.I.P Behind the Scenes Tours

2nd June 2017

The National Marine Aquarium is the nation’s largest public aquarium and an independent conservation charity. This means we do things...

The American School in London Visit Plymouth

2nd June 2017

A blog by Loveday, Schools Officer On the weekend of 27th May, five families from the American School in London...

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...

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