The New England Aquarium is tempoarily closed due to ongoing concerns for public health safety.
Experience the wonder of 70 exhibits featuring aquatic animals from around the world. Get your hands wet at The Trust Family Foundation Shark and Ray Touch Tank. Watch Northern fur seals at the New Balance Foundation Marine Mammal Center. Finally, experience an unforgettable IMAX film on New England’s largest screen.
The New England Aquarium is located just steps from historic Faneuil Hall, the newly constructed Rose Kennedy Greenway and right on the bustling waterfront.
Spend your day at the Aquarium- visit our exhibits, watch a 45 minute- 3D IMAX film and during the months of April-October take a Whale Watching trip which departs right from the Aquarium.
Science of Sharks
Dive deep into the Science of Sharks with the newest exhibit at the New England Aquarium. Get up close to some small but mighty shark species from around the world. Hands-on activities illuminate the remarkable adaptations that give them an edge in the water, while the shark and ray touch tank lets you see — and feel! — these adaptations in action. Shark science comes alive with inspiring videos featuring our researchers and their efforts to help sharks, and dazzling underwater footage featuring National Geographic photographer Brian Skerry transports you to stunning shark habitats. The New England Aquarium is the place to find out why these magnificent ocean predators are even more incredibly cool than you thought.
Sep 1 – Jun 30
Monday – Friday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Saturday – Sunday 9:00 am – 6:00 pm