Whether you’re visiting with your family, a teacher planning a field trip, or a tourist visiting Boston, we can help you plan your day at the Aquarium.
I am a teacher planning a field trip
There is so much for your students to learn at the New England Aquarium! Start planning with our Step-By-Step Field Trip Planning Guide. Then get your class excited for their trip with our field trip preparation workshops and classroom resources. And make sure to book in advance to take advantage of our group rates.
I am interested in a membership
A membership to the New England Aquarium is a great value and wonderful way to support our mission. Members receive special perks, including movie tickets, invitations to private events, and the exclusive opportunity to be part of the New England Aquarium Dive Club! Join today and enjoy express admission and valuable discounts on parking, food, and gifts when you visit.
I am interested in an animal encounter
Learn more about our animals and the care they receive! Meet Myrtle and get a deep understanding of her home—the sparkling, four-story Giant Ocean Tank. Join our marine mammal trainers in the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center for a training session with a California sea lion or northern fur seal. Experience a Virtual Animal Encounter from home. You can also see whales in their natural habitat.
I am interested in accessibility
The New England Aquarium is open and accessible to everyone. Visitors using wheelchairs and visitors with visual impairments are welcome free of charge. Guide dogs and service dogs are welcome, too. We invite our visitors to explore our tactile exhibits. Assistive listening devices are also always available if needed.
I am interested in hosting an event
Whether you’re planning a birthday party for your child, a wedding, or a corporate event, the New England Aquarium is the perfect venue. Our event management team will assist you every step of the way–from choosing the ideal space to creating the perfect menu.
I am planning a visit to the Aquarium
The New England Aquarium is perfect for anyone visiting Boston! People of all ages love to explore the exhibits, from the penguins to fur seals to the Giant Ocean Tank. Plus you can save with combo tickets!