Groups of at least 10 people (6 for special needs groups) qualify for discounted group ticket prices for their Aquarium admission, Simons Theatre tickets and whale watch. Tour operators should contact Central Reservations for tour pricing. Please note: Group reservations must be confirmed at least one business day in advance in order to receive discounted rates.

All Reservations

  • A 50 % non-refundable deposit is due 30 days prior to your arrival date and the final non-refundable payment and headcount are due 1 week prior to arrival.
  • If you do not provide payment, your group will be refused entry to the Aquarium.

Cancellation Policy

  • The deposit will be available for use 90 days from the date of cancellation/exchange/refund request.
  • If the deposit isn’t applied to a trip within 90 days, the deposit will be forfeited.

Big Yellow Bus Transportation Grant Program

The Big Yellow Bus is a partnership between the Bank of America Charitable Foundation and the Massachusetts Cultural Council. It helps schools meet transportation costs for educational field trips. Applications are accepted online.