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Safety Information for Visitors


The City of Boston has lifted its indoor mask mandate. Face coverings are encouraged for Aquarium guests, however they are no longer required on Aquarium property. Learn more »

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Unique Holiday Gifts

Make a splash with a special gift from the New England Aquarium! Find that perfect something while supporting our work to protect the blue planet.

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News and Features

NEWS
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Protecting North Atlantic Right Whales

We applaud NOAA's proposed changes to federal vessel speed regulations, as well as a strategy to implement “on-demand” fishing.

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RESEARCH
sandbar shark is caught by a researcher on the beaches of Nantucket

Studying Sharks on Nantucket

Aquarium researchers are working to learn more about the sandbar sharks, dusky sharks, and sand tiger sharks in the waters around Nantucket.

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RESCUE
Kemp's Ridley sea turtle is release back into the ocean

Supporting Sea Turtle Rescue Assistance

As we continue this critical rescue and rehabilitation work, federal support is needed. Learn what you can do to help.

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