Look at d’Eel! Right, now you’ve seen the eel!

His name is Clive and he lives in our Eddystone Reef exhibit), we’ve got some good news for you! 

We’re reopening!

After the announcement that Plymouth will be coming out of National Lockdown and will be in Tier 2, we’re pleased to say we will be reopening and able to welcome back to visit us here at the National Marine Aquarium. 

We’ll be open from Wednesday 2nd December at 10am, and you can book your tickets for the whole of December now by clicking below. 

Of course your safety is our priority so just as before we closed there will be limited capacity, timed ticket slots, plenty of hand washing and more!

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Our sell out Dine Nights are back!

Christmas has come early as we’ve just launched the latest batch of dates for our Dine at the Aquarium evenings! Join us for a festive evening of food, drinks and a view from the table like never before!

These events sell out quickly, so if you’d like to spoil a special someone with a five course meal in front of our exhibits, you’d better be quick and click below! 

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Christmas Presents

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift? Why not buy a loved one a ticket to the Aquarium! Our new Gift Tickets allow you to give your loved one a whole year’s access to the UK’s largest Aquarium, for the price of a day ticket.

Or, if you enjoy wrapping presents, why not take a look at our new online shop with a whole host of eco-friendly products, treats and more. 

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Christmas Card alternatives 

If you’re looking for an Ocean friendly alternative to sending Christmas cards this year, why not donate the price of a Christmas card to the Ocean Conservation Trust, and let your loved ones know their Christmas card has been put towards protecting and supporting the Ocean for years to come!

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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.

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