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National Marine Aquarium

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Address: Rope Walk | Coxside, Plymouth PL4 0LF, England
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+44 1752 600301
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10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00

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great visit and fun indeed

Overall it was a great experience,We listened to 2 talks. one of which was on the main tank and we felt that the knowledge provided was very interesting and the member of staff... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Michelle P

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall it was a great experience,We listened to 2 talks. one of which was on the main tank and we felt that the knowledge provided was very interesting and the member of staff had a great understanding of the animals. it is a bit pricey but you can get membership which let you go as many times you like, within... More 

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Warwickshire
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I used to drag my Dad here a lot as a kid, and I hadn't been for years, so it was lovely to visit at the weekend with my friend and her 6 year old daughter, they had never been to Plymouth before and were impressed with the aquariums dramatic back drop (they're used to the aquarium in Birmingham by... More 

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Thank Helen T
Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came to the aquarium for a day trip and enjoyed our visit here. We purchased two standard day passes, with the option of a free years pass, which we politely declined. The aquarium is easily accessible for disabled, caters for all ages and provides great educational facilities for schools and colleges alike. There is a well stocked gift shop, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were pleased to return to the marine aqaurium at the weekend. It was great as we got to use our free passes to get in as we had been previously. Overall it was a great expiernce as it is constantly changing and the animals seemed to be in tanks with plenty of room and did not seem to be... More 

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Thank Zoe S
Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

By far the best Aquarium we have visited in the country. Only wish we had been with our son who would have loved it! Loads of exhibits in really generous tanks. The biggest tank (evidently the biggest in door tsk in the U.K. ) had half a plane in it for the sea life to swim around! Very good cafe... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

For many years we have been privileged to have the National Marine Aquarium on our doorstep. My step-daughter always loved visiting and now our twin girls (aged 4) feel exactly the same! In fact on occasion we have been known to go weekly and they never get bored. The exhibits have just had a make-over and it is looking fantastic.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled all the way from Newquay yesterday to spend a day at the aquarium with my family for my birthday. The aquarium and car park was easy to find and the walk wasn't too far for my Dad who has breathing difficulties. We started off with an early lunch in the cafe. The food was nice but the service was... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing place. So nice to get up close to fish and sharks, rays etc., that you wouldn't normally see. The staff was so so friendly and knowledgeable too

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here with my family. The children and the adults all had a great few hours looking around. The creatures on display are marvellous. You could just sit and watch the big tanks for a good long time. The activities and information on offer are great. It's a great rainy day activity too, although it's very busy then. An... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Really love it here the exhibits where really well theamed and you could see that staff where very passionate about the animals in their care, the people around to answer questions where really good too. love the facts it a lot from our local coasts as I personally feel a lot of the big tanks you see and coral based... More 

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