Make It a Season to Remember

Show Your Card and Save

Summer is a great time to make memories. So head to Central Wharf this summer with family and friends to share experiences, bring home memories … and save! As a card-carrying Aquarium member, you only have to flash your membership card to take advantage of these discounts.

whale next to whale watch boat

New England Aquarium Whale Watch

Our partners at Boston Harbor Cruises run trips to see the whales from March through October. Use your member discount to save 16%! Purchase at the booth on the Aquarium Plaza or use code AQMEM18 to buy online.

Liberty Fleet of Tall Ships

Purchase discounted Aquarium member tickets for Liberty Clipper and Liberty Star day and sunset harbor sails online at or by calling 617-742-0333 using the discount code NEAQ18.

boston duck tour boat enters charles river

Boston Duck Tours

Kick back in a Boston Duck Tours amphibious vehicle departing from Central Wharf and cruise the city by roads and river. Save $2 on each ticket purchased at the booth on the Aquarium Plaza.

Gift Shop

Need a reusable water bottle to help you live blue™? Or a toddler’s toy made of 100% recycled materials? Browse a huge selection of beautiful, educational, elegant, or just plain lovable items to remind you of your Aquarium adventures. Members receive 10% off their entire purchase at the Aquarium Gift Shop every visit.

Guest enjoying The Reef outdoor restaurant


You can work up an appetite with all that ocean exploration! Members get a 10% discount at our Harbor View Café or The Reef restaurant (The Reef is open seasonally, alcohol excluded).

Kids in 3D glasses at IMAX birthday party

Big-Screen Adventures

Travel the world at our Simons IMAX® Theatre! Most membership levels include a select number of free IMAX e-passes to get you started on your big-screen adventures. Then all Standard members get 10% off IMAX tickets, and Premium members get a flat rate of $5 per ticket.

Guest observing behind the scenes work

Up-Close Encounters

Take your Aquarium experience to the next level when you book an Animal Encounter or Behind-the-Scenes Tour. Both are designed for the member with a sense of adventure and an unquenchable curiosity about marine animals. Use your 10% discount to get a peek at life behind the glass or an up-close encounter with one of our marine animals.

Family gets a Magic Memories keepsake picture at the Aquarium

Magic Memories Photos

Aquarium members can pay a one-time $15 rate to receive digital images for a full year or receive 15% off a full package purchase, which includes a year’s worth of free digital images.

a cup of Ben & Jerry's ice cream

Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream

What’s summer without ice cream? Show your membership card at the Ben & Jerry’s booth on the Aquarium plaza to cool off with a 10% discount.