Location and Directions

New England Aquarium Map
1 Central Wharf Boston MA

The Aquarium is located at 1 Central Wharf, near Long Wharf and close to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market.

Discounts and Packages

There are many ways you can save on your trip to the Aquarium.

  1. Every Aquarium membership includes free Aquarium admission and discounts on IMAX and Whale Watch tickets
  2. Discount ticket programs for groups of 10 or more
  3. The Go Boston and CityPASS programs offer admission to multiple local museums and attractions for one low price.
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  • Adult $26.95
  • Child (3-11) $18.95
  • Senior (60+) $24.95
  • Children (<3) FREE
  • Aquarium Members FREE
Buy Aquarium Tickets
  1. Tent

    Host an Event

    Get married among penguins and sea turtles. Treat your corporate clients to an evening full of wonder. Celebrate your anniversary at the top of the Giant Ocean Tank. The Aquarium offers unique venues and help creating the perfect menu for all your corporate and private function needs.

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  2. A family wearing IMAX glasses in the theater

    Experience IMAX 3D

    Dive with tropical penguins in Galapagos 3D: Nature’s Wonderland, watch 50 tons of life-size adventure splash down in Humpback Whales 3D, and plunge into shark infested waters to get to know the ocean's most impressive predator in Great White Shark 3D.

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  3. red octopus looking at the camera

    Tentacles Take Hold

    See the giant Pacific octopus spread its tentacles, the chambered nautilus jet through its inky dark display, and graceful sea jellies glide through the water as you immerse yourself in the new Olympic Coast exhibit. Dive into the dazzling diversity of these mysterious ocean animals as tentacles take hold at the Aquarium!

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