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

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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

La-Seca-Galapagos-Shark-Survey

Searching for Shark Nurseries in the Galapagos Marine Reserve

25th April 2019

Picture this. You are out in the field with a bird's-eye view of a completely clear lagoon, waters the colour...

Toddler Blog – Coral Reefs

24th April 2019

This morning we started to learn about the cool world of the coral reef! We practiced our animal sign language...

Summer Holiday Ocean Squad Sessions

24th April 2019

Looking for things to do for the teenagers this Summer? Here's a blog summing up how the first Ocean Squad...

Ticket Concessions for National Marine Aquarium entry

11th April 2019

The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth is a fantastic day out for the whole family - whether you bring your tiny...

Community-Seagrass-Project

Community Seagrass Initiative: How the health of our seagrass beds affects us all

8th April 2019

Here at the National Marine Aquarium, we're pretty passionate about seagrass. One of the most important habitats on the entire...

What to expect from an Ocean Squad Activity Club…

2nd April 2019

With the first public Ocean Squad Activity Club of 2019 happening next week we thought we'd put together a blog...

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