Make a Splash with a Great Gift from the New England Aquarium!

This season of giving, show family and friends how much you care with unique gift ideas from the Aquarium that also support our work to protect the blue planet.

myrtle swimming

Aquarium Gift Cards

Share your love of the Aquarium with a New England Aquarium gift card. Gift cards are valid toward Aquarium admission packages, Gift Shop purchases, and virtual programs. Best of all, they never expire!

To purchase Gift Cards, call our Reservation Department at 617-973-5206, or purchase them in the Gift Shop.

Please note: Aquarium gift cards cannot be accepted online, they must be presented at the Box Office or over the phone.
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Virtual Animal Encounters

Give an extraordinary animal experience gift recipients will enjoy from afar! While streaming live from the New England Aquarium, our aquarists and trainers will share fascinating facts about our animals and answer questions. Choose from four different encounters: sea lions or fur seals, harbor seals, penguins, or the Giant Ocean Tank.

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The Gift of Membership

Through a gift of membership, your gift recipient will have so many unforgettable adventures with us, and experience all the Aquarium has to offer, both in-person and virtually. It’s like unwrapping your present again every time they visit!

rock hopper penguin with chick

A Gift that Gives Back

You can give a great gift for a great cause. Make a donation to the New England Aquarium on behalf of someone on your list, and you’ll give the gift of care for our animals and inspiration for our community.

Book Cover of Disappearing Giants

The North Atlantic Right Whale: Disappearing Giants

A recently updated natural history of the endangered North Atlantic right whale and the tremendous efforts being taken to help this species avoid extinction and thrive far into the future. Featuring information about how individual right whales are identified, how they feed and migrate, and the challenges they face in the industrialized North Atlantic Ocean. Written by long-time right whale researchers from the Anderson Cabot Center for Ocean Life at New England Aquarium.

right whale plushie

North Atlantic Right Whale Plush Toy

The hugably soft Right Whale plush was designed by Research Scientists to portray true physical characteristics like an open mouth showing curved jaws and baleen used to capture and strain food, and white callosities, unique patches of skin on the head that are used to identify individual whales.