Let your imagination swim wild! The New Aquarium Experience has arrived. See the Aquarium's 21st-century transformation, featuring a spectacular new Caribbean coral reef teeming with more than 2,000 animals. The renovated 200,000 gallon Giant Ocean Tank features crystal clear views of sharks, sea turtles, stingrays and thousands of tropical fishes.
Visit the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center which is home to northern fur seals and California Sea Lions. Your Aquarium adventure includes bustling penguin colonies, playful seals and the smooth skin of a cownose ray gliding under your fingertips. Complete your journey with Penguins 3D in IMAX (you may select this upon booking).
The Aquarium is a treasure trove ready for exploration by families and ocean lovers right in the heart of downtown Boston.
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Location and direction
Present printed voucher at the main ticket booth to exchange for a New England Aquarium ticket.
Hours of Operation:
Fall/Winter Hours (September 1 - June 30)
Monday - Friday: 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Saturday - Sunday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Summer Hours (July 1 - August 31)
Sunday - Thursday: 9:00AM - 6:00PM
Friday - Saturday: 9:00AM - 7:00PM
Closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and noon on New Year's Day.
Guests may park at the following garages and parking facilities:
The Harbor Garage
75 State Street
Garage at Post Office Square
International Place Parking Garage
MBTA Stations in Boston
Please see file below for complete information regarding parking details in the mentioned facilities.
Parking Areas Near the New England Aquarium.pdf
Price & Options
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Children of all ages can participate in this activity.
Please check for prohibited items when visiting the New England Aquarium:
New England Aquarium - Safety Policies.pdf
Storage lockers are available at the Aquarium.
Films shown at the IMAX Theater are subject to schedule and availability. Films may vary per specific periods of time.
Visitors using wheelchairs and visitors with visual impairments are welcome at the Aquarium free of charge. American with Disabilities Act (ADA) defined service dogs are also welcome, but must be always under control due to the nature of the facility and the animals under our care.
Drinks and meals are available for purchase
Parking validation available.
Frequently Asked Questions
Any cancellations made after the booking confirmation date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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