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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

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

13:00 Rockpool Feed
11:50 Themed Craft Activities

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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

Ocean Squad – Our new club for teens!

23rd March 2017

Hello, and welcome to Ocean Squad. My name is Joe and I will be running the sessions taking place just...

Underwater Tea Party

22nd March 2017

This Easter Holiday we're holding a very special Underwater Tea Party at the National Marine Aquarium! As well as the...

Friday the Green Turtle

17th March 2017

Friday the Green Turtle is the latest addition to our Atlantic Ocean Exhibit, the largest and deepest tank in the...

Say hello to our new sharks!

10th March 2017

Here at the National Marine Aquarium we welcome two Grey Reef Sharks to our Great Barrier Reef exhibit. They're named...

Sea the Difference – Easter Holiday theme

1st March 2017

This Easter Holidays we’ll be celebrating our amazing local coasts! We’ll have pop up stands from different local organisations including...

Main Lift Maintenance Works

20th February 2017

We are carrying out essential maintenance works on our main public lift from 20th - 24th February. For this duration...

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