Home Education


The National Marine Aquarium is a fantastic resource for home educators. With stunning exhibits of animals and habitats from around the world there is plenty to tie into your learning. Whether booking as a family, or as a larger group of home educators, we have plenty of entry options to suit you.

Entry Options:

For home educators, we offer three different ticket types:

Groups of 12 or more

Home education groups of 12 or more children are welcome to book any of the educational activities from our Schools Programme. One adult will be responsible for the booking and a single payment will accepted for the whole group.

Check out all of the different tours, workshops, STEM shows and outreach options that are suitable for your age range in the links below.

Special Events

Throughout the year we hold a range of specialist theme events that are available for home educated smaller groups and individual families to book onto.

A calendar of special events will soon be available, but in the meantime, we can add you to our home educators email list. To receive information on upcoming events, send us an email at justaddh2o@national-aquarium.co.uk

Family visits

If you don’t wish to take part in our above home education offers, but you would still like to visit the Aquarium with your family, then all of our standard entry tickets are available.

Follow this link to take you to our online ticket booking page here. 

Adult prices

For Home Educator groups of 12 or more, and for all our Special Events, we have the following rates:

  • 1 free adult per family group
  • Extra adults at £6.50 each

To discuss a booking, or for further information contact us now using the form below, email us at justaddh2o@national-aquarium.co.uk, or call us direct on 01752 275 233

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