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 Adventures!

18th April 2018

Today we went on an epic adventure to find out more about life at bottom of the ocean! We discovered...

May Half Term 20th Birthday Theme

13th April 2018

This May Half Term we'll be celebrating our birthday here at the National Marine Aquarium.  This is a massive week...

Our birthday beach cleans are under way!

12th April 2018

In May we'll be celebrating 20 years of the NMA! As part of those celebrations we're running 20 beach cleans...

20 years at the NMA: 20 ways you can make a difference

11th April 2018

To celebrate our 20th birthday here at the NMA, we’ve decided to put together 20 tips which you can get...

Checking in with Henry Bomby – Our Ocean Ambassador

9th April 2018

Last year we welcomed professional sailor Henry Bomby as a National Marine Aquarium ‘Ocean Ambassador.’ Henry has been supporting Ocean...

NMA Boat Trips- Ferry impressive all round!

4th April 2018

This year the NMA have started our very own Boat Trips! These trips take you from Sutton Harbour- home of...

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