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National Marine Aquarium

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Closed Now: 10:00 - 17:00
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Fairly spectacular

This is worth the visit but I feel a little expensive. Children will love the experience to see all... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Alun41
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Wish I could have these views at home!

Being a massive lover of the underwater! I wanted something to see, something bigger then my... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
catherinerX4619EN
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Redruth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Well worth a visit to see what they are doing to protect our sea life. The sea's are fished out, years ago when I was a youth the sea's were full of fish now you have to look through all the rubbish that is dumped...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank John G
nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review our Aquarium. We’re pleased you enjoyed our sea life. We hope you’ll visit us again soon and tell your friends about our charity.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I love this place .we don't go often enough and it's right on my door step.the staff are friendly and professional in there knowledge. Reasonable price for what you can see. It's such an amazing place to visit. I would recommend this to locals and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review our Aquarium. We’re pleased you had a great visit. We hope you’ll visit us again soon and tell your friends about our charity.

Reviewed 3 days ago

This is worth the visit but I feel a little expensive. Children will love the experience to see all kinds of fish and sea life. I particularly liked the way the tour around is set up, ensuring that the visitor misses nothing .

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alun41
nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review our Aquarium. With all our tickets you’ll have received a complimentary year pass so we hope you’ll visit our charity again soon.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Being a massive lover of the underwater! I wanted something to see, something bigger then my guppies and tetra’s at home ! We’re from Cornwall so normally go to Newquay but as a birthday treat for myself we made our way to Plymouth. From start...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you for taking the time to review our Aquarium. Friday the Turtle is a character and one of our favourites too! We hope you’ll visit our charity again soon (and check on those baby cat fish eggs!).

Reviewed 6 days ago

It is hard not to be jaded by the abundant aquariums I have been to in the states. Because of that, I found this aquarium to be lacking in what I have grown to expect. There were interesting comments throughout on the walls that provided...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LoriM732
nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review. Compared to our friends in the states you’re right we’re not as big but as the biggest in the UK we hope you found what we had to offer interesting nonetheless. Thank you for supporting our charity.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Corporate event for 75. Loved the venue, wow factor and unique. Food was first class and well thought out. Bar was ok reasonably priced.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CoiledS
nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks very much for taking the time to review your event. We’re really pleased you enjoyed it and we’ll pass your comments on to the team. Thank you for supporting our charity.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's full of fish which if that's what you like then this is the place to go but even then I would say slightly on the pricey side

Date of experience: April 2018
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nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review our Aquarium. With over 4000 animals here at the NMA you’re right we’re full of fish! Hopefully you’ll use your 12 month pass to visit us again soon. Thank you for supporting our charity.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is now looking really tired and doesn’t seem to be getting any investment. Several tanks are closed waiting for attention from the team. Would benefit from more interaction by staff. Finally allowing children to eat while they walk around means lots of litter...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Simon-Peebles
nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We’re sorry you had a negative experience at our Aquarium. As a charity we value our visitors’ feedback. Our Animal Husbandry team are currently working on some exhibits for the benefits of our animals and our visitors in the future. We hope you’ll use your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lots of variety in the many tanks and displays. Interestingly structured into different zones: liked the Plymouth Sound one because how many times do you look out across the Sound without realising the abundance of life that exists below it. Some good adult style statistics...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Andrew R
nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for taking the time to review our Aquarium. We thank you for supporting our charity and we hope you’ll visit us again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great selection of fish and marine life, lots of things for small children to see and explore. Was hoping to see more seahorses, only saw 2.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rachel M
nmaplymouth, Public Relations Manager at National Marine Aquarium, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to review our Aquarium. Seahorses are stunning creatures and even though we only have a few on display we’re working on some seagrass conservation projects at the moment that will help support these little folks and their habitat in...More

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Louise O
29 June 2018|
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Response from Maria C | Property representative |
Hi, we do indeed have our maritime garden open during the warmer months for packed lunches and picnics. Hope this helps, - Maria
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Jillsullivan
26 July 2015|
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Response from NationalMarineAqua | Property representative |
Hi Jill, Thanks for your message. Prices below: Family (2 adults and 2 children) £43.00 Adult (16 -59) £14.75 Child (4-15yrs) £10.75 Senior/Student £11.50
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