New England Aquarium

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  • Address: 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, United States
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +1-6179735200
  • Ticket Price: 21 USD
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, Aquarium, Family And Kids

New England Aquarium - Review

The New England Aquarium has held its prominence in light of the fact that it has such a great amount to offer voyagers that it is difficult to visit the city without feeling committed to head to the aquarium no less than once. Inside, you'll be transported into an universe of maritime miracle and see fantastic sights, from jaw-dropping sharks swimming around you as you stand encased in a defensive shield of thick glass. The others are a delightful penguin display, where you can watch these lively animals trick around and, assuming that you're lucky, see them swallow their supper of crisp fish entire. With over 20,000 creatures from 600 separate species on presentation, it is hard not to see why the aquarium is so overall went to. You can see different kinds of ocean life, from the previously stated sharks and penguins to small crabs. Get your journey sorted by making a plan around New England Aquarium using Boston trip planner.

New England Aquarium Ticket Prices

  • Adult: $20.95
  • Senior (60+ yrs): $18.95
  • College: $18.95
  • Child (3-17): $13.95
  • People with mobility(wheelchair bound) or visual disablilities may vivist free of charge. Guide/service dogs are permitted.
  • Teachers and college students get discounted prices.
  • Imax Tickets or The Aquarium Imax Combo cost more.
  • There’s a souvenir shop here, but it’s a little pricey.
  • Visit the official website for other price details.

New England Aquarium Hours

Reservations Department Hours

  • November – March: (Monday – Saturday) 9:00 am – 4:30 pm
  • April – October: (Seven days/week) 9:00 am – 4:30 pm

Fall-Winter Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Saturday - Sunday: 9 am - 6 pm

Summer Hours

  • July 1 - September 7 (Labor Day)
  • Sunday - Thursday: 9 am - 6 pm
  • Friday - Saturday: 9 am - 7 pm

How To reach New England Aquarium by Public Transport

  • Blue Line Aquarium stop
  • Salem Ferry
  • Commuter boats

Restaurants Near New England Aquarium

  • Vintage Lounge
  • Boston Chowda Co
  • Regine Pizzeria
  • Sultan’s Kitchen

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TripHobo Highlights for New England Aquarium

  • New England Aquarium Address: 1 Central Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, United States
  • New England Aquarium Contact Number: +1-6179735200
  • New England Aquarium Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • New England Aquarium Price: 21 USD
  • Best time to visit New England Aquarium(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit New England Aquarium: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting New England Aquarium

  • 30.58% of people who visit Boston include New England Aquarium in their plan

  • 52.73% of people start their New England Aquarium visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see New England Aquarium

Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday

54% of people prefer walking in order to reach New England Aquarium

People normally club together The Marriott Boston Custom House and Freedom Trail while planning their visit to New England Aquarium.

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New England Aquarium, Boston Reviews

  • I’m not quite sure why this aquarium is getting all of the 5 star ratings. I expected more. There aren’t any knock your socks off exhibits. They’re all pretty typical. I appreciate the conservation efforts. The staff is genuinely friendly and knowledgeable. They’re also pretty patient with the many, MANY people that just can’t seem to get their children to follow directions at the touch tanks. The crowds are almost suffocating (to be fair I went on a rainy Monday afternoon.) The overall experience doesn’t justify the $27 per person price tag.

  • Amazing Aquarium, love their touch tanks and scheduled exhibits. For the best experience, get there early (even before they open) and do your parking research in advance. Cheapest parking is on weekends is International place (2.5 blocks away). Get your parking validated as soon as you get there so you won't forget. Skip the initial photo booth unless you plan to buy the $25 photos. It'll save you time. Also, if you bring a stroller you can check it for free (store your gear in the stroller) and won't have to pay for a locker. Also, you can leave and come back in, so don't feel like you have to eat there. During summer there is a water fountain play area for children (a block away).

  • It was a rainy day today in Boston. We decided to go to aquarium and spend some time. That time ended up being four hours with the highlight being the 200,000 gallon fish tank. Watching Mertle the Turtle and all the hundreds of species of fish. All the employees were very nice and helpful with tons of information. Food in food cafe had more choices than what I expected. But, keep in mind it closes by three otherwise you can leave go eat and come back with your stamp. All in all a very enjoyable day, me watching the sea life in tank and wife watching the penguins. Make sure phones are charged because you'll be taking pics and videos all day!

  • The Aquarium is very well maintained. the large fish tank which is about 4 floors tall is amazing. Different variety of penguins, fur seals, gaint tortoise. My nine month old daughter enjoyed touching the ray fishes. Totally it was a very good experience. Families with kids can spend more than 4 hours easily in this aquarium. Worth a visit!!!

  • Very cool aquarium! We really like the set up!! Lots of fish to check out too. Love the penguins! Can be a little over crowded at times, but that’s Boston. Staff is friendly and very knowledgeable about the sea life.. Over all, I definitely recommend to anyone looking to check out a neat/good sized aquarium in New England!

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