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 2019 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

Google Map

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.”
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Special Adventures

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The Blog

Dive into Easter at the NMA

18th March 2019

This Easter School Holiday (April 6th – 23rd) at the UK’s largest Aquarium we’re jumping feet first to explore the...

Shhhhh it’s Quiet at the Aquarium time!

18th March 2019

Ahead of World Autism Awareness Week (1-7 April) our bi-yearly Quiet at the Aquarium is back! Happening on Friday 29th March...

Toddler Blog – Fiddler Crabs

13th March 2019

Today we discovered all about the fantastic world of the fiddler crab! First, we practiced our animal sign language then...

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Five reasons not to miss out on our Ocean Squad this Easter!

11th March 2019

Easter is right around the corner, bringing with it our first Ocean Squad session! This year we have so much...

Toddler Blog – Mighty Manatees

5th March 2019

Today we learnt all about the majestic manatee! First, we practiced our animal sign language and then we discovered what...

Get Involved with British Science Week 2019!

4th March 2019

The countdown has begun for British Science Week. Running from the 8th-17th March, British Science Week (BSW) is a celebration...

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