The New England Aquarium is committed to providing interactive and informative programming for students in homeschool programs.
Please check out our offerings and thank you for choosing us for your next homeschool field trip.
On Mondays between September 7 and December 21, 2020, the New England Aquarium invites homeschool families to take advantage of special pricing during a visit to the Aquarium.
Rates and Reservations
Homeschool families must purchase tickets at least one business day in advance by calling (617) 973-5206 to receive the school rate of admission ($10.00 for children enrolled in K-12 and $19 for adults).
Homeschool Field Trip days will be available to book on September 1, 2020. To book your tickets, please call Central Reservations at 617-973-5206.
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Activities for Homeschoolers
Below, find activities to help you explore the Aquarium more deeply. These activities encourage content learning and improve science skills as well as support math and literacy development. You can choose to focus on ecology, ethology, or zoology, or focus on the skills practiced. Pick a focus area to guide your own experience through the Aquarium. Aquarium educators will be available to help you work on these investigations. Each activity includes a list of recommended materials to bring with you. A pencil and clipboard are always recommended.
Topics and Skills
(study of ecosystems)
Visit the Giant Ocean Tank (GOT)
*iNaturalist is a great free resource for identifying organisms you find in the field (you can even try your hand at helping others identify their finds!). Works on computer or mobile device.