Due to restrictions and changes related to Covid-19, in-person educational classes and workshops are suspended until further notice.

We invite you to stay connected with activities and videos that can be used for classroom and at-home learning.

We offer a wealth of programs for schools and groups here on Central Wharf. Or plan to bring the Aquarium’s engaging education programs into your classroom. 

Aquarium Educator presents a biofact

Virtual Academy

Explore ocean science and practice STEM skills while engaging with an Aquarium educator. Choose from three program options for grades K–5. All programs are aligned with state and national science standards.

penguin aquarist with phone and african penguins

Virtual Animal Encounters

Enjoy extraordinary animal experiences from afar! While streaming live from the New England Aquarium, our aquarists and trainers will share fascinating facts about our animals and answer any questions you have.

boy touching ray in the shark and ray touch tank exhibit

Aquarium Field Trips

A visit to the New England Aquarium is a fun and engaging way to reinforce lessons learned in the classroom.

Kids conoe in

Programs for Teens

The Aquarium offers a variety of courses, volunteer programs, and employment opportunities for teens interested in our blue planet.

child holding chalkboard reading

Programs for Community-Based Organizations

The New England Aquarium strives to connect our neighbors with the ocean and to participate as members of a community who protect the blue planet.