Visit the Aquarium

Cownose rays swim with loggerhead turtle Carolina in the Giant Ocean Tank
Cownose rays swim with loggerhead turtle Carolina in the Giant Ocean Tank Photo: Vanessa Kahn
Each visit to the Aquarium supports our mission to inspire deeper connections to the ocean and actions to protect it.

Spring Hours: Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Weekends, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Summer Hours: Daily, 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. starting May 27.

Aquarium Tickets

Book your tickets in advance to ensure entry since weekends and holidays often sell out! Choose tickets for Aquarium admission, a film at Simons Theatre, a whale watch cruise, or a combination.

Sea lion waving
A sea lion lifts its flipper Photo: Caitlin Cunningham

Simons Theatre

The Simons Theatre screens a collection of 3D nature documentaries and films on the biggest movie screen in New England each day.

The Simons Theatre
The Simons Theatre Photo: Allegro Photography

Daily Presentations and Feeding Schedule

Visitors are invited to enjoy daily presentations in the Marine Mammal Center, at the top of the Giant Ocean Tank, or at the Harbor Seal Exhibit. Watch our penguin aquarists feed the penguins daily and ask questions about our animals and their habitat. This schedule is subject to change. Please confirm times at the Information Desk upon arrival.

Aquarium staff feeding penguins in exhibit

Become a Member

Members visit the Aquarium for free, not to mention member discounts and access to exclusive experiences.