Dive into the world of water at the New England Aquarium! Step inside and experience more than 70 exhibits featuring animals from around the world! Find adventure on a whale watch, or experience an unforgettable IMAX 3D film on New England’s largest movie screen.
Monday – Friday 9 am 5 pm
Saturday & Sunday 9 am 6 pm
*Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day
Summer Hours (July 1 – Labor Day):
Sunday – Thursday 9 am 6 pm
Friday & Saturday 9 am 7 pm
Min/Max group size: Min: 10ppl, Max: 400ppl
Special Accommodations can be made for groups over 400 people.
Group Rates: Aquarium Group Admission only:
Adults: $20.95 & Children: $13.95
Seniors (60+) & College: $18.95
Length of Visit: 1.5 – 2 Hours
Additional info on food: Food vouchers are available for purchase at $10.00 (plus tax) for our Harbor View Café. (Capacity: 180ppl)
Gift Shop: yes
Additional info on gift shop: A variety of items are available for purchase in our gift shop.
Handicap Access: yes
Additional info on parking: The Boston Harbor Garage is the closest garage to the New England Aquarium; however, it is also the most expensive and you must be a Member of the Aquarium in order to get your parking validated. Visit our website for more information.
Bus Parking: no
Additional info on bus parking: A 10-minute pick up/drop off window is allotted for each bus. Buses will be directed to off-site parking upon arrival.
Chaperone policy: School Groups: Pre-K – 1 free chaperone for every 3 paying students. K – Grade 4 – 1 free chaperone for every 5 paying students. Grades 5-8 – 1 free chaperone for every 7 paying students. Grades 9-12 – 1 free chaperone for every 10 paying students. * All school groups require a minimum of 1 chaperone for every 10 paying students. * Other Groups: One complimentary admission for the group escort.
Special Instructions: Additional Programs: Simons IMAX Theater, Behind-the-Scenes Tours and Whale Watches.