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    New England Aquarium

    Central Wharf
    Boston, MA 02110

    phone: 617-973-5200

    Official Website

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    Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.

    The Aquarium is redefining what it means to be an aquarium: combining education, entertainment and action to address the most challenging problems facing the ocean. Through a wide variety...

    Founded in 1969, the New England Aquarium is a global leader in ocean exploration and marine conservation. The Aquarium is one of the premier visitor attractions in Boston, with over 1.3 million visitors a year, and a major public education resource.

    The Aquarium is redefining what it means to be an aquarium: combining education, entertainment and action to address the most challenging problems facing the ocean. Through a wide variety of educational programs and conservation initiatives, we make a lasting impact globally.



    Full map and directions

     

    Admission:

    Adult Aquarium admission: $22.95

    Child (3-11) Aquarium admission: $15.95

    Senior (60+) Aquarium admission: $20.95


    Hours:

    Winter Hours, 2011–2012
    September 4 - June 30
    Monday - Friday, 9 am - 5 pm
    Saturday, Sunday and most holidays,* 9 am - 6 pm

    Summer Hours, 2012
    July 1 - September 3 (Labor Day)
    Sunday - Thursday, 9 am - 6 pm
    Friday and Saturday, 9 am - 7 pm
    July 4th, 9 am - 7 pm
    Labor Day, 9 am - 6 pm
     


    Parking Information:

    The Aquarium does not own or operate any garages and all parking rates shown are subject to change without notice.

    Some parking tips:

    • The Boston Harbor Garage is the parking option closest to the Aquarium. Discounted validated rates are available for members, Whale Watch visitors and IMAX patrons. Less expensive parking is available in the area, especially on weekends and holidays—check the table and map below.
    • Park and take the T. Inexpensive parking is available at major MBTA stations around Boston. The Aquarium is located at the Aquarium stop on the MBTA Blue Line. It's a cost-effective option—and it's better for the environment!
    • School groups should review the special instructions for bus parking near the Aquarium.
       


    There is no accessibility service information available at this time.


    Upcoming Events

    The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank

    February 5, 2012 - on going

    Penguin Exhibit

    February 5, 2012 - on going

    IMAX Theatre

    January 1, 2012 - on going

      • Massachusetts Vacation


         

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