National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth

3.8
#1 of 33 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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4.4
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  • Whilst this place is great and the staff are extremely friendly and helpful it really doesn’t have a wow factor. It’s a lot smaller than I expected and the visit was over in about an hour. Whilst....  more »
  • Visited on the last day of our trip and wasnt impressed. It's also outdated inside. They say it takes 3 hours but we finished in under an hour. Good for children though.  more »
  • honest feedback. very pricey for what you see, nothing great and exciting, spent less than an hour inside and spent £70 for 2 adults a senior and a child. definitely not worth the price and I wish....  more »
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  • Not worth paying to go it's filthy can't see the fish
  • Cracking place, so much to see, totally enthralling displays
  • Went there with 96 excited year 4s from school. Good day had by all.
  • Its a lovely place to go around with the family
  • Great for a family day out! Although sign posting to aquarium not great.

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