National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth

3.9
#1 of 32 in Parks in Plymouth
Find out what you can do to help save our oceans at National Marine Aquarium, the country's largest aquarium. A visit to the site, which boasts Europe’s deepest tank, takes you on a journey from the local waters of Plymouth all the way to the Great Barrier Reef on the other side of the world. This self-funded facility is dedicated to research, education, and conservation, and aims to raise awareness about the challenges our oceans face today and the ways in which we can help to ensure their future. Interactive dive shows are available daily, along with educational talks, presentations, and free activities designed specifically for families with small kids. Check the website for special events and advance ticket options. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Plymouth holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the National Marine Aquarium and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • I got there for free on a student night, so it was very busy! They had a large variety of fish and other interesting creatures. However, it was a very small aquarium, so my friends and I completed our...  more »
  • On arrival the wedding organizer was very nice and helped us to do our job well with plenty of info so we can get directly onto taking the best photos possible for my wedding couple. Such a different ...  more »
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  • Loved seeing all the fish. A bit small and got round it quickly. Had to go back to see half of it again to fill our time. Not much interactive activities. Fine for me but may not fully entertain young children.
  • Fantastic place to take your children or even go without them! We absolutely love this aquarium and have been several times. A brilliant day out
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