Location and Directions

New England Aquarium Map
1 Central Wharf Boston MA 02110

The Aquarium is located at 1 Central Wharf, near Long Wharf and close to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market.

Discounts and Packages

There are many ways you can save on your trip to the Aquarium.

  1. Every Aquarium membership includes free Aquarium admission and discounts on movie and whale watch tickets
  2. Discount ticket programs for groups of 10 or more
  3. The Go Boston and CityPASS programs offer admission to multiple local museums and attractions for one low price.
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  • Adult $32
  • Child (3-11) $23
  • Senior (60+) $30
  • Children (<3) FREE
  • Aquarium Members FREE
Buy Aquarium Tickets
  1. Private event hosting on New England Aquarium's Harbor Terrace

    Host an Event

    Get married among penguins and sea turtles. Treat your corporate clients to an evening full of wonder. Celebrate your anniversary at the top of the Giant Ocean Tank. The Aquarium offers unique venues and help creating the perfect menu for all your corporate and private function needs.

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  2. Watch a Film

    Sit back and take in a film on the largest screen in New England at the Simons Theatre. Our ocean-themed films run just under and hour and are the perfect addition to your visit.

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  3. child petting shark in shark and ray touch tank

    Shark and Ray Touch Tank

    The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank features sharks and rays in a mangrove-themed tank surrounded by shallow edges and viewing windows, allowing visitors to experience a close encounter with these animals. Reach out and gently stroke cownose rays, Atlantic rays, and epaulette sharks as they swim gracefully through the crystal-clear water.

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