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 or a Virtual Academy program.
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.
- Adult $10
- Child (3-11) $8
- Senior (60+) $8
- Adult Members $9
- Child Members (3-11) $7
The 2021 Whale Watch season will resume on March 20, 2021.
From March through November, the New England Aquarium partners with Boston Harbor 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. During Whale Watch season, you can buy tickets at the New England Aquarium Whale Watch booth or on the Boston Harbor Cruises website.
- Adult $55
- Child (3-11) $35
- Child (<2) $18
- Senior (65+) $47
- Adult Member $46.20
- Child Member (3-11) $29.40
- Child Member (<2) $15.12
- Senior Member (65+) $39.48
- Family 4 Pack $149
Aquarium + Movie
- Adult $37
- Child (3-11) $28
- Senior (60+) $35
Aquarium + Whale Watch
- Adult $77
- Child (3-11) $48
- Child (<3) $18
- Senior (60+) $67
Call 617-227-4321 for Whale Watch Combo Tickets.
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