Visit The National Marine Aquarium
With plenty to experience and explore, find out all the information you will need to plan an unforgettable trip to the Aquarium below.
If you’re looking to visit our Aquarium during the day take a look at the following choices to make sure you get the option that is right for you!
We’re an educational centre of excellence, run by the Ocean Conservation Trust – and it is our goal to connect as many people with the Ocean as we possibly can.
Experiences & Events
With a range of exciting and immersive ocean-themed events taking place at the National Marine Aquarium every single month, find out all about what we’ve got lined up here.
Find out information and frequently asked questions on the UK’s national Aquarium. From opening times, ticket information and more.
Standard Opening Hours
Open Daily 10:00am – 5:00pm
Last entry 4:00pm
Holiday Opening Hours
During peak periods we are open from 9:30am – 5:00pm.
Last entry 4:00pm
How To Find Us
National Marine Aquarium,
Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth
What 3 Words: ///boom.candy.gallons
Call Us: 0300 102 0300
Latest NewsView all
Candlelight x National Marine Aquarium24 Aug 2023
This summer enjoy a host of Candlelight Concerts, organised by Fever, and hosted at our amazing hub for…Read More
An update on Heidi, our rescued Olive Ridley Turtle23 May 2023
Heidi, a 65cm 29kg male Olive Ridley Turtle, was found entangled in a ghost net in the Maldives…Read More
Secrets of the Aquarium | BBC Two Series Announced!15 Jan 2023
Here at the National Marine Aquarium, we are very excited to announce the BBC has commissioned a brand-new…Read More
The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium, located in Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean.Find Out More