From the Green and Orange Lines

From the Green Line, connect to the Orange Line at Haymarket.
From the Orange Line connect to the Blue Line at State Street.
Take the Blue Line toward the Airport and get out at the Aquarium stop.

Nice weather? Skip the Blue line and walk down from State Street
Exit the station onto State Street, and walk down State Street toward Boston Harbor.
Walk across the Rose Kennedy Greenway, then turn right.
The Aquarium is to your left, on its own wharf parallel to the Marriott Hotel.

View a map of the area.

From the Red Line

From Alewife, connect with the Orange Line at Downtown Crossing and proceed as above.
From Braintree, connect with the Orange Line at Downtown Crossing, then connect with the Blue Line at State Street and proceed as above. Or skip the Blue Line and walk down from Government Center (see Green Line/Orange Line above).

From North Station

When you arrive at North Station, follow the signs to the Orange Line station.
Take the Orange Line inbound two stops to State Street, then change to the Blue Line and go two stops to Aquarium.
Or skip the Blue Line and walk down from State Street (see Orange Line above).

Don't forget to show your MBTA Charlie Card for $2 Off Aquarium Admission!

Visitors with a MBTA Charlie Card* may receive $2 off Aquarium admission. This offer is good for $2 off one general admission (adult, child, senior) to the New England Aquarium with a MBTA Charlie Card. One discount per person, per MBTA Charlie Card. Discount offers may not be combined with other offers. MBTA Charlie Card must be presented at time of purchase. Not valid on IMAX Theatre or Whale Watch tickets. No cash value and not valid on tickets purchased online.

*Note: this discount pertains to the plastic monthly card only.


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