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Safety Information for Visitors

The Aquarium has reopened to the public, following state and local safety protocols.
All guests over the age of two are required to wear a face covering in accordance with City of Boston guidelines. Read more »

Marine National Monument

fin whale and common dolphins together in the Monument

Protections Restored!

Momentous changes are in store for the Northeast Canyons and Seamounts Marine National Monument due to the Biden-Harris administration’s recent decision to restore full protections to this underwater sanctuary.

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News and Features


Examining the Impact of Catch & Release

An Aquarium-led landmark study finds some shark species are tougher than others when it comes to surviving catch and release.

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Bluespotted Maskray Pups

Two bluespotted maskray pups born at the New England Aquarium earlier this year are temporarily on exhibit for visitors to see.

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Rehabilitated Sea Turtles Released in Cape Cod

Aquarium researchers pioneer use of acoustic tags that will allow tracking of track turtle movement throughout the Atlantic.

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