Unique Gift Ideas

comb jellies appear to twinkle
Comb jellies Photo: Vanessa Kahn
Make a splash with a special gift from the New England Aquarium!

Show family and friends how much you care with fun gift ideas from the Aquarium that also support our work to protect the blue planet.

Online Gift Shop

Browse the new collection of New England Aquarium branded gifts available for purchase online! Our apparel, travel mugs, ornaments, and more make unforgettable holiday gifts for family and friends.

Aquarium items, like sweatshirts, ornaments, mugs, and more are available for purchase online
A variety of items are available in the online gift shop

Aquarium Gift Cards

Share your love of the Aquarium with a New England Aquarium gift card. Gift cards are valid toward Aquarium admission packages, Gift Shop purchases, and virtual programs. Best of all, they never expire! Purchase them online or call our Reservation Department at 617-973-5206 to order over the phone.

Visitors at the top of the Giant Ocean Tank
Visitors at the top of the Giant Ocean Tank Photo: Caitlin Cunningham

Phillips Chocolates Signature Turtles

Treat yourself to this special edition box of decadent confections while helping the New England Aquarium rehabilitate endangered sea turtles. Phillips signature turtles are made from smooth caramel combined with roasted pecans, cashews, and almonds, and topped with both milk and dark chocolate. A portion of the proceeds from each box will be donated to our Sea Turtle Hospital.

A box of Phillips Chocolates is pictured with a rescued sea turtle
Phillips Chocolates support the Aquarium's sea turtle rehabilitation Photo: Vanessa Kahn

New England Aquarium Whale Tail Ornament

This custom whale tail ornament was handcrafted in nearby in Lincoln, Rhode Island by local maker Beacon Design. Each ornament has been etched from solid brass and includes a ribbon for hanging.

New England Aquarium whale tail brass ornament
New England Aquarium whale tail ornament

Atlantic Harbor Seals Encounters

Connect with the Aquarium’s Atlantic harbor seals like never before through one of our Animal Encounter programs. Animal encounters open a world of learning while helping support the work of ocean conservation.

Harbor Seal Encounter
Harbor Seal Encounter

The Gift of Membership

Through a gift of membership, your gift recipient will have so many unforgettable adventures with us, and experience all the Aquarium has to offer, both in-person and virtually. It’s like unwrapping your present again every time they visit!

Giant Pacific Octopus
Giant Pacific octopus

Memorial Gift

You can give a great gift for a great cause. Make a donation to the New England Aquarium on behalf of someone on your list, and you’ll give the gift of care for our animals and inspiration for our community. It’s the gift that gives back.

Single African penguin sitting on a rock in aquarium exhibit

The North Atlantic Right Whale: Disappearing Giants

Examine the history of the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale and the tremendous efforts being taken to help this species avoid extinction and thrive far into the future. Learn how individual right whales are identified, how they feed and migrate, and the challenges they face in the industrialized North Atlantic Ocean.

Book cover for The North Atlantic Right Whale: Disappearing Giants shows a whale breaching
The North Atlantic Right Whale: Disappearing Giants

North Atlantic Right Whale Plush Toy

This huggably soft right whale plush was designed by our scientists to portray true physical characteristics like an open mouth showing curved jaws and baleen used to capture and strain food, and white callosities, unique patches of skin on the head that are used to identify individual whales.

Hugably soft Right Whale plush was designed by Research Scientists
North Atlantic right whale plush