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New England Aquarium


The New England Aquarium, which opened in 1969, is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.

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Let your imagination swim wild with a visit to the New England Aquarium. Marvel at the bustling penguin colony, and then circle the four-story Caribbean coral reef teeming with sea turtles, eels, barracuda, tarpon, and hundreds of tropical fish.

Your Aquarium adventure includes playful seals, eye-catching jellies, and unforgettable hands-on experiences at the Shark and Ray Touch Tank exhibit.

Your visit helps! Each admission supports the Aquarium's global conservation and research efforts.

Keep the exploration going and combine your aquarium visit with an IMAX 3D movie on New England's largest screen

Tentacles Take Hold—NEW!  
Get ready to be wrapped up in ​ Tentacles ​ ! Look for the giant Pacific octopus in its newly expanded habitat  brimming with species found in the chilly depths of the Pacific Northwest. Eye the cuttlefish levitating in its  tropical tank while the chambered nautilus jets through its inky dark display. From petite red octopuses to graceful sea jellies, dive into the dazzling diversity of these mysterious ocean animals as ​ Tentacles ​ take hold  at the New England Aquarium! ​ Learn more online​ .  

Enjoy 360­degree views of a spectacular, four­story Caribbean coral reef teeming with more animals than ever  before. In 2013, the iconic Giant Ocean Tank underwent a top­to­bottom, 21st­century transformation,  including windows that provide crystal­clear viewing opportunities; a vibrant, revitalized coral reef with more than 1,000 fishes; and the Yawkey Coral Reef Center at the top of the exhibit. The colorful Caribbean coral  reef is home to sea turtles, eels and hundreds of tropical fishes of all sizes.

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Tentacles Take Hold NEW!

Get ready to be wrapped up in Tentacles! Look for the giant Pacific octopus in its newly expanded habitat  brimming with species found in the chilly depths of the Pacific Northwest. Eye the cuttlefish levitating in its tropical tank while the chambered nautilus jets through its inky dark display. From petite red octopuses to graceful seajellies, dive into the dazzling diversity of these mysterious ocean animals as Tentacles take hold at the New England Aquarium! ​


Enjoy 360-degree views of spectacular, four-story Caribbean coral reef teeming with more animals than ever before.  In 2013, the iconic Giant Ocean Tank underwent a top-to-bottom, 21st century transformation, including windows that provide crystal-clear viewing opportunities:  a vibrant, revitalized coral reef with more than 1, 000 fishes:  and the Yawkey Coral Reef Center at the top fo the exhibit.  The colorful Caribbean coral reef is home to sea turtles, eels and hundreds of tropical fishes of all sizes.  


The seals and sea lions are always at play. Watch ​ California sea lions​  ​ dart through the water and limber  Northern fur seals​  ​ frolic in this beautiful open­air exhibit space, and find out about the challenges marine  mammals face in the wild! ​


The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank features sharks and rays in a mangroved - themed tank surrounded by shallow edges and viewing windows, allowing visitors to experience a close encounter with these animals.  Visitors to this exhibit can reach out and gently touch the backs of cownose rays.  Atlantic rays and sharks as they swim gracefully through the crystal-clear water.  The exhibit presents these incredible species in a way that highlights their importance in a healthy ocean ecosystem.  It also emphasizes the valued of conserving essential coastal habitats, such as mangroves and lagoons.  


Visitors can enjoy the Atlantic harbor seals in their exhibit on the Aquarium plaza before buying admission  tickets. Watch the seals swim, play and rest. Learn more about them and see some expert behaviors as they  work with trainers during free training sessions throughout the day.   


This exhibit is part of the Aquarium’s recent top­-to-bottom, 21st century transformation.  The exhibit area presents the serious challenges facing the oceans and showcases the Aquarium's global leadership in searching for solutions with a combination of interactive displays, interpretive presentations and small live animal exhibits.  

Languages:  Aquarium guide maps in Spanish, Mandarin, Japanese, German, French, Italian, and Brazilian Portuguese are available at the Aquarium's Information Desk upon request.  

Duration:  Please plan to spend one and a half to two hours at the Aquarium.  If you want to add an IMAX film, plan for an additional 45 minutes.

Inclusions:  Aquarium admission includes the Aquarium and all of its exhibits.

Exclusions:  The Simons IMAX Theatre and New England Aquarium Whale Watch are an additional fee.

Map & Directions

Boston's Central Wharf

Ticket Terms

Voucher Redemption: The client may trade their voucher in for a ticket at the Advanced Ticket Window of the Aquarium's Main Ticket Booth or at the IMAX Theater.  

Important: From time to time the Aquarium must implement timed ticketing during peak hours.  If a group is late, please call our Reservations Office at 617-973-5206 to let us know

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