Informative and entertaining live animal presentations happen at the Aquarium every day. During your visit, you can watch fur seals interact playfully with their trainers, turtles eat right from divers' hands, and penguins eagerly eating delicious treats. Live animal presentations allow visitors to get up close and personal with their favorite aquatic animals.

Daily Schedules

Download and print out the daily schedule below before you come, or see what’s happening when you get here. There’s always something incredible about to start. Make time for an amazing film by checking out what's playing at the IMAX Theatre.

Daily schedule June 1 - 30 (pdf)


Get ready to be wrapped up in Tentacles!

Look for the giant Pacific octopus in its newly expanded habitat, the petite red octopus crawling about its artful exhibit, and the cuttlefish levitating in its tropical tank. Come be amazed by the dazzling diversity of these mysterious ocean animals as Tentacles take hold at the New England Aquarium!



  Mon-Fri Sat-Sun
Penguin Feedings

9:00 - 10:00 am,

2:30 - 3:30 pm

9:00 - 10:00 am,

2:30 - 3:30 pm

Harbor Seal Training Sessions

9:45 am, 11:15 am,

3:45 pm

9:45, 11:15 am
3:45 pm
Giant Ocean Tank Talks

10:00 am, 11:30 pm, 1:30 pm,

2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

10:00 am, 11:30 pm, 1:30 pm,

2:30 pm, 3:30 pm, 4:30 pm

Giant Ocean Tank Divers

10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm,

2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

10:00 am, 11:30 am, 1:30 pm,

2:30 pm, 3:30 pm

Fur Seal Training Sessions 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:45 pm

10:30 am, 12:30 pm, 2:45 pm, 5 pm

Live Animal Presentations 10:45 am, 3:15 pm 10:45 am, 3:15 pm
Penguin Presentations 11:05 am, 2:00 pm 11:05 am, 2:00 pm
Climate Change Activities

12:10 pm, 4:10 pm

12:10 pm, 4:10 pm