Visit the New England Aquarium for an entertaining and educational experience!

See one of the most happening neighborhoods in the ocean: an Indo-Pacific coral reef. This 9,000-gallon, floor-to-ceiling, concave habitat showcases some of the most dazzling colors of the ocean.

Watch our cownose rays, Atlantic rays, and epaulette sharks as they swim through The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank. Meet two different species of penguins then wind your way along the four-story Giant Ocean Tank and be mesmerized by the 200,000-gallon Caribbean coral reef exhibit teeming with more than 1,000 marine animals. From the Atlantic harbor seal exhibit to the Olympic Coast Exhibit to the Yawkey Coral Reef Center, the Aquarium has something to entertain visitors of all ages. Aquarium educators are always present to answer any questions.

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  1. Dory in the Pacific Reef Exhibit

    Indo-Pacific Coral Reef

    Meet the residents of one of the ocean's most happening neighborhoods.

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  2. harbor seal lounges in its outside exhibit at the New England Aquarium

    Atlantic Harbor Seals Exhibit

    The 42,000-gallon harbor seal exhibit is located outside on the Front Plaza, to the left of the Aquarium’s front doors.

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  3. African penguins

    Penguin Colony

    The Aquarium is home to around 50 African and southern rockhopper penguins.

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  4. three California sea lions

    New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center

    Watch limber northern fur seals fly through the water and California sea lions at play in this beautiful open-air exhibit space.

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  5. Visitors view giant ocean tank

    Giant Ocean Tank

    This four-story exhibit features hundreds of Caribbean reef animals.

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  6. underside of Tatoosh the giant pacific octopus

    Olympic Coast

    Explore marine life found in the Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary.

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