Save money with combo tickets for Aquarium admission and either IMAX Theatre or Whale Watch. Children under 11 and seniors (60+) also pay less everyday. See our ticket prices for more details.

Visitors using wheelchairs and visitors with visual impairments are welcome at the Aquarium free of charge. Guide dogs and service dogs are also welcome.

Membership Discounts

For many visitors, the most cost-effective way to see the Aquarium is to buy a membership, which guarantees admission for a year and many other great membership benefits.

Show your MBTA Charlie Card

Taking public transportation is the ocean-friendly way to get to the Aquarium! Show your MBTA Charlie Card* and you may receive $2 off Aquarium admission. This offer is good for $2 off one general admission (adult, child, senior) to the Aquarium with a MBTA Charlie Card and may not be combined with other offers.

*Note: this discount pertains to the plastic monthly card only.

Show your AAA card

AAA members receive $2 off Aquarium admission by presenting a valid AAA membership card at the Box Office. This offer cannot be combined with other offers or coupons and is not valid for IMAX or whale watch. The offer is valid for up to four (4) admissions per valid AAA membership card, has no cash value and is not valid for tickets purchased online.

Group Discounts

To reserve for a large group, contact Group Reservations and learn about our discounted group ticket prices. Groups are also eligible for food discounts.

We also offer bulk ticket programs for corporations, hotels and non-profit organizations. Both pre-purchase and consignment ticket discounts are available.

For groups of 20 or more, Aquarium packages are now also available combined with Boston Duck Tours.

Boston CityPASS

The best sightseeing value! Save 43 percent off admission to the New England Aquarium, plus four more top Boston attractions: Museum of Science; Skywalk Observatory at Prudential Center; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston OR Boston Harbor Cruises. You'll skip most ticket lines, too. Each pass is valid for nine days.

Cost: Adult $55 (a $96 value); Child (3–11) $42 (a $76 value). Purchase booklets or printable vouchers at or at the New England Aquarium box office for the same low price.

Hotel Packages

If you are visiting Boston, we have lodging deals with nearby hotels which can save you money by combining a hotel stay and Aquarium and/or IMAX admission.

Teacher Pass Program

Our Teacher Pass Program aims to increase accessibility to the Aquarium for all New England teachers. Participants in the program will enjoy free admission, discounts and much more! K-12 teachers and some school administrators currently employed in a New England school system can enjoy free Aquarium admission when they present a Teacher Pass card and photo ID. Sign up for your Teacher Pass.

Active Duty Military Personnel

Active duty U.S. military personnel and their dependents receive a discount on Aquarium admission. Adults receive $10 off admission, and children receive $5 off. This discount does not apply to non-dependent guests coming with military personnel. Both active duty military personnel and their dependents need to show their military ID or military dependent card (orange) to receive the discount for themselves and their children. If the military personnel are not present, the spouse may show his or her military dependent card (orange) and a photo ID and get the discount for themselves and their children.

College Discounts

If you have a valid college ID, you are eligible for discounted tickets, and all groups of 10 or more are eligible for discounted admission to the Aquarium.

Corporate Membership

Corporate Members enjoy an outstanding package of benefits that includes one-time use admission tickets to the Aquarium and the Simons IMAX Theatre, Executive Family Memberships, exclusive event invitations, venue discounts and much more.