The National Marine Aquarium

Visit the UK's largest Aquarium and be amazed by our fascinating underwater world and how we all play a part in conserving it.

The National Marine Aquarium is a registered charity committed to promoting a sympathetic understanding of the sea through programmes of education, conservation and research.

Your journey will take you across the world's oceans, from the shores of Plymouth to the coral reefs of the tropics. We have over 70 sharks from more than ten different species. The sharks on display range in size from the small catfish to the large Sand Tiger Sharks. Our hosts deliver an action-packed talk schedule, including our not-to-be-missed interactive dive show.

The National Marine Aquarium is a truly unique venue in the stunning Sutton Harbour. Its relaxed environment and breathtaking views make it the perfect venue for a variety of functions and events, from birthday celebrations to wedding receptions.

We have several spaces available to hire and a variety of catering options available. Enjoy fine dining for 120 guests on round tables in our auditorium looking at the amazing Eddystone Reef exhibit or a buffet for 75 in Horizons, with views to die for across Plymouth Sound.

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