The four-story, 200,000-gallon Giant Ocean Tank is the fascinating centerpiece of the New England Aquarium in Boston. This exhibit and three levels of surrounding galleries, interactive displays, touch tanks and discovery centers are a top attraction in Boston!
Discover the Science of Sharks! Dive deep into the Science of Sharks with this new exhibit. Get up close to some small but mighty shark species from around the world. Shark science comes alive with inspiring videos featuring researchers and their efforts to help sharks.
Adults $28.00 / Children – 3-11 yrs, $19.00
No hidden costs! Our low price includes taxes and fees.
- Mon-Fri: 9 am-5 pm; Sat, Sun and most holidays: 9 am-6 pm.
- Summer Hours: July 1 - Labor Day | Sun-Thurs and Holidays: 9:00am to 6:00pm; Fri & Sat: 9:00am to 7:00pm
- Assigned times are given the day of arrival based upon availability. Call ahead times are available prior to tour date. E-ticket will have details.
- Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Closes at 3:00 pm on Christmas Eve. Open at noon on New Year's Day.
During the recovery period of COVID-19, reservations will be required. Call ahead times are preferred prior to tour date. Assigned times are given the day of arrival based upon availability. E-ticket will have details.
New England Aquarium | Central Wharf (adjacent to the Marriott Hotel and close to Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market) | Boston, MA 02110
Central Wharf and Old Atlantic Ave.
Validated parking available at the following:. International Place: Weekdays after 5:00pm- $7.00 | Sat-Sun all day - $10.00. 75 State Street Garage: Mon-Fri after 5:00 pm - $15 Sat-Sun all day-$15
Rowes Wharf: Weekdays-$28 | Weekdays after 5:00 pm, Sat & Sun all day-$18. *Validation at main Aquarium's main information desk.
Child Ticket: ages 3 - 11 years old. College Stu/Sen (60+)
Ticket price only includes admission into the Aquarium and general exhibits | Validated parking is available. If you have purchased through your mobile device, please go to ticket window # 6 for redemption. Central Wharf and Old Atlantic Ave.