The Aquarium is open to the public and following state and local safety protocols. Visit our Safety Updates page for more information.

You can continue to experience the Aquarium from home by booking a Virtual Encounter program.

  • Adult $32
  • Child (3-11) $23
  • Senior (60+) $30
  • Children (<3) FREE
  • Aquarium Members FREE

Visitors using wheelchairs and visitors with visual impairments are welcome at the Aquarium free of charge. American with Disabilities Act (ADA) defined service dogs are also welcome, but must be always under control due to the nature of the facility and the animals under our care.

Movie Tickets

  • Adult $10
  • Child (3-11) $8
  • Senior (60+) $8
  • Adult Members $9
  • Child Members (3-11) $7

Movie Tickets

Whale Watch

From March through November, the New England Aquarium partners with Boston Harbor City Cruises to give visitors front-row seats to view the ocean’s most fascinating and magnificent animals. Join us! New England Aquarium Whale Watches leave conveniently right from Central Wharf. Save when you buy combination tickets to the whale watch and the Aquarium on the Boston Harbor City Cruises website

  • Adult $60
  • Child (3-11) $40
  • Child (<3) $23
  • Senior (65+) $52
  • Adult Member $50.40
  • Child Member (3-11) $33.60
  • Child Member (<3) $15.12
  • Senior Member (65+) $43.68

Combo Tickets

Aquarium + Movie

  • Adult $37
  • Child (3-11) $28
  • Senior (60+) $35

Aquarium + Whale Watch

  • Adult $82
  • Child (3-11) $53
  • Child (<3) $23
  • Senior (60+) $72

Great values for seeing more around town:

  • Boston CityPASS

    Spend less (47% less), experience more! Save on admission to top Boston’s top attractions: New England Aquarium and Museum of Science, as well (choice of two) Franklin Park Zoo, Boston Harbor Cruises' Historic Sightseeing Cruise, and Harvard Museum of Natural History. Visit the attractions at your own pace, in any order, over a nine-day period. Purchase CityPASS online for instant, paperless mobile delivery.

    Adult: $67 (a $126 value)
    Child (3–11): $56 (a $100 value)
    Purchase Online
  • Go Boston Card

    All you can do for one low price. Choose from more than 40 attractions, museums, tours, cruises, and more. Explore for 1, 2, 3, 5, or 7 consecutive days. The Go Card gives you the flexibility to create your own itinerary and choose the attractions you want to visit depending on your interests.

    Prices vary depending on length of pass purchased.
    Purchase Online