The Shark and Ray Touch Tank will be closed on Wednesday, September 27, for routine exhibit maintenance.
Your ticket purchase to the Aquarium directly supports our mission to ensure a vital and vibrant ocean for all.
We encourage summer visitors to purchase tickets in advance of their visit to ensure entry. While a limited number of tickets are available on-site every day when we open, the Aquarium frequently sells out.
Book tickets online in advance of your visit to ensure entry.
Children under 3Free
The Aquarium Experience
Save when you pair Aquarium admission with a movie at the Simons Theatre.
Aquarium + Whale Watch
Presented in partnership with Boston Harbor City Cruises, New England Aquarium Whale Watches set sail to Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, a rich feeding ground for whales, dolphins, sea birds, and other marine animals. Naturalists onboard will share knowledge, answer your questions, and explain the fascinating behaviors of the animals you see.
Save 10% on Aquarium tickets when you purchase a combo.
Visitors using wheelchairs and visitors with visual impairments are welcome at the Aquarium free of charge. Learn more about the Aquarium’s commitment to accessibility.
New England Aquarium Whale Watch
The New England Aquarium partners with Boston Harbor City Cruises to give visitors front-row seats to view some of the ocean’s most fascinating animals. All cruises leave right from Central Wharf. Join us, and save 10% off Aquarium tickets when you buy combination tickets to the Aquarium and a Whale Watch Cruise!
Larger Than Life Nature Films
Enjoy incredible films on a giant projection screen that is nearly five stories high. Wrap-around digital surround sound completes this immersive experience!
General Policies and Code of Conduct for Visitors
These policies were created to ensure a safe, welcoming, and inclusive environment for our visitors, Aquarium team members, and animals.