New England Aquarium

Admission included

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.

  • VIP Line Privileges
  • Takes about 2 hrs
  • (617) 973-5200


Daily: 9:AM-6PM


Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. All holiday hours are subject to change without notice.

Getting In

Skip the general ticketing line by presenting your pass at the Information Desk located inside the front doors of the Aquarium. They will scan your pass and give you a ticket for entry.

IMPORTANT: Go Boston pass admission applies only to the New England Aquarium. IMAX and Whale Watch tickets are available for an additional charge.


The Aquarium is wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Special Offer: Save $1.00 on your purchase of any of the New England Aquarium’s exciting IMAX movies, shown on the largest IMAX screen in New England! Movies currently playing feature a variety of different creatures and are sure to appeal to the whole family. All films are in 3D and have a running time of 40 minutes. Visit the New England Aquarium website for a list current films and showtimes.


1 Central Wharf
Boston, MA 02110
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Public Transportation

Take the T: Blue Line to the Aquarium stop.