We strongly encourage all guests to purchase tickets online before visiting to guarantee entry, as we do sell out on weekends and during school vacation weeks.
We are aware of a social media scam claiming to offer deeply discounted ticket prices to the New England Aquarium. Tickets may be purchased through this website or through a verified partner like CityPASS.
The Shark and Ray Trust Family Touch Tank is under repair and currently closed. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Explore Some of Our Most Popular Exhibits
From the largest shark and ray touch tank on the East Coast to the Giant Ocean Tank and so much more, New England Aquarium exhibits and educational experiences promote discovery and instill a sense of wonder for ocean animals and habitats.
Blue Planet Action Center
Explore global initiatives and data-driven solutions for ocean conservation.
New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center
Watch limber California sea lions fly through the water and at play in this open-air exhibit space.
Discover the marine life of the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary, including anemones and the giant Pacific octopus.
Science of Sharks
Explore the incredible adaptations of sharks and the scientific work our researchers do to aid the survival of these species.
Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank
Get up close to cownose rays, Atlantic rays, and epaulette sharks while learning about their vital coastal habitats.
Yawkey Coral Reef Center
At the top of the Giant Ocean Tank, the Yawkey Coral Reef Center offers intimate views of fascinating coral reef inhabitants.